Homemade Chicken Balls in 30 Minutes
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 20
  • For the Chicken:
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast cubed into rounded chunks
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp or 15 grams of corn starch
  • To Make the Sauce:
  • ½ cup of water
  • 2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp of vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of corn starch
  • ¼ or 55 ml cup of ketchup
  • For the Batter:
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup of self rising flour or 1 cup of all purpose with 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • Additional Ingredients:
  • Oil for frying
  1. Heat your oil to 350 degree F or 180 C.
  2. Add the chicken to a bowl and salt and pepper to taste and mix until well combined.
  3. Put in the corn starch and stir until coated.
  4. Add the flour and gradually add in cold water to a bowl. Mix until a smooth consistence forms.
  5. Dip the chicken into the batter using a skewer or tooth pick.
  6. Fry it in the oil, in batches, until golden brown. This should take about 5 minutes.
  7. Combine the water, soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, corn starch, and ketchup. Stir until well combined.
  8. Place in a pan and bring to a boil. Stir until it thickens.
  9. Plate the chicken, pour some sauce over the top, and serve.
  10. Enjoy your homemade chicken balls.
Recipe by Cook n' Share - World Cuisines at http://cooknshare.com/recipe/homemade-chicken-balls-30-minutes/