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SWEET SOY GARLIC CHICKEN POPCORN (CHICKEN POPPERS)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 377kcal
Cost: $4

Ingredients

  • 378.5 grams chicken breast bite cut size
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 pc egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp garlic paste
  • sesame seeds
  • black pepper
  • cooking oil for frying

Instructions

  • Prepare the chicken in a bite size cut.
  • Put the chicken bites in a deep bowl. Add 2 Tbsp of cornstarch, 3 Tbsp of fish sauce, 1 piece of egg and a dash of pepper. Mix until well combined. Let it sit or marinate for 15 minutes.
  • For the coating, mix 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp of garlic powder.
  • Dredge the marinated chicken bites in the flour mixture.
  • Then deep fry for 8 to 10 minutes or until it turns golden brown in color. Set aside for later.  
  • Now for the sweet soy garlic sauce. In a cooking pan stir 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 and 1/2 Tbsp of soy sauce, 1 and 1/2 Tbsp of water, 1 and 1/2 Tbsp of vinegar and 1/4 tsp of garlic paste.
  • Turn on the stove and continue stirring.
  • Dissolve 1 tsp of cornstarch on 1/2 Tbsp of water add it on the mixture.
  • Simmer until the sauce thickens in texture.
  • Add the fried chicken popcorn. Make sure all the chicken popcorn is evenly coated with the sauce. Sprinkle some sesame seeds.
  • Pass on platter. Serve and Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 179g | Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.9g | Protein: 25.06g | Fat: 20.48g | Saturated Fat: 4.64g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7.29g | Trans Fat: 0.13g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 532mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 1.56g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2.5mg