Sunday, May 4, 2014

Cooking Lab - Marinated Popcorn Chicken in Sesame Dressing (酥嫩又多汁香雞塊)


This popcorn chicken recipe makes crunchy crispy little chicken bites that taste great on their own or as a nice little side dish. 
These bite-sized chicken pieces are pounded and marinated for a tender tasty treat. These are so addictive ... Make your own marinated popcorn chicken with this easy recipe. Both kids and adults will love this fun dish of golden morsels. They are so addictive. 

Perfect tapas dish with a glass of white.



(c) GMV - Got My Vote!

Gorgeous golden crisp-coated chicken popcorn-sized nugget served with zingy sesame dressing. 



- 300g fresh chicken breast 
- 1 tablespoon of soy sauce 
- 1 teaspoon sugar 
- 1 teaspoon chicken powder 
- 1 teaspoon cooking wine 
- 100g potato starch flour 
- 1 egg 
- 3 tablespoon cooking oil 
- 50g steamed broccoli 
- 50ml sesame dressing 
- 6 braised shitake mushrooms 
- Salt and pepper to season 
- Sesame seeds and nori flakes to garnish. 
- Red pepper slices optional 


1. Clean and cut the chicken breast into thick strips.

2. Pound on the chicken strips.

3. Cut the chicken into small chunks.

4. Marinate the chicken cubes in soy sauce, pepper, sugar, chicken powder and cooking wine for at least 30 minutes.

5. Mix in egg white and potato starch flour.

6.Heat some oil in a fry pan on high heat.

7. Add in the chicken cubes in batches.

(Note: Don't overcrowd the chicken, there should be enough oil for the chicken to be completely deep fried.)

8. Fry the chicken cubes to golden brown.

9. Remove and drain on paper towel.

10. Season with chicken salt and pepper.

11. You can enjoy them on their own.

   Tonight, these popcorn chicken are used as a side dish to a main meal. 

    12. Plate 6-8 popcorn chicken cubes on each dish.

13. Garnish with a braised shiitake mushroom and some steamed brocolli on the side.

14. Sprinkle with some sesame seeds and red pepper slices.

15. Season with sesame dressing.



These chicken cubes are tender soft on the inside & awesome crispy crunchy on the outside.