Plum Sauce Chicken

Ingredients:

420g boneless & skinless chicken breast (cut into 1-inch pieces)

1 tbsp chopped young ginger

1 tbsp chopped garlic

2 tbsp chopped spring onion

1 red chilli (seeded and chopped)

Adequate cooking oil for deep-frying

Marinade:

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp ground white pepper

Batter:

1 egg (beaten)

½ cup corn starch

1 tsp baking powder

Seasonings: (mixed well)

¼ cup plum sauce

1 tsp rice vinegar

1/8 tsp salt

1 tbsp caster sugar

2 tbsp water

Garnishing:

1 tsp toasted white sesame seeds

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with salt and ground white pepper and set aside.
  2. In a bowl, add in beaten egg, corn starch and baking powder. Stir to combine to become thick batter.
  3. Add the marinated chicken pieces into the batter and mix to combine.
  4. Heat up adequate cooking oil for deep-frying. Deep-fry the chicken pieces until crispy and golden brown. Remove and drained.
  5. Add 1 tbsp of cooking oil into a non-stick skillet, saute the chopped young ginger and garlic until fragrant.
  6. Add in seasonings and bring to a boil.
  7. Add in deep-fry chicken pieces, toss to coat until the chicken pieces absorb most of the sauce.
  8. Add in chopped spring onion and red chilli. Toss well.
  9. Dish out to a serving bowl, garnish with toasted white sesame seeds. Serve.
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