January 28, 2015, 4:59 am by admin
400g chicken breast cut into cubes, some sunflower oil for deep-frying, 5 slices peeled ginger, 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced, 12 dried red chilies, 1 tsp. peppercorn, 3 tsp. soy sauce, 1 tsp. rice wine, little salt, 1 stalk of scallion, cut into pieces
1 egg white, half cup flour, 1/4 cup cornstarch, half tsp. baking powder, half cup cold water, 1 tsp. oil, 1/4 tsp salt
Mix well the ingredients of the batter. Heat up some oil for deep frying. Dip the chicken into the batter, shake off the excess batter and deep fry until to golden brown. Transfer out to a plate lined with paper towels. Heat up some oil until smoky hot in a wok. Add in the sliced ginger, garlic, and stir fry until they turn light brown. Add in the dried chilies, peppercorns and quickly stir until you smell the spicy and fragrant aroma. Add in the chicken cubes, soy sauce, wine and do a final quick stir. Add salt to taste. Serve hot and garnish with the scallion. Serve immediately. Tastes delicious!
(Original photo: image credit Google)