Love2cook then saw at Izah the Muffin lover straight away whipped out the chicken from the fridge, but didnt get to post until today..lately saw at Faradean's kitchen too.. thank you love, I adjusted slightly to give a slight 'pedas' in it ya..Sedap the kids love it...
CHICKEN MANCHURIAN by love2cook
700gm boneless & skinless chicken breasts ( sliced free form)
1 egg ~ beaten
2 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp all purpose flour
salt to taste
1/4 tsp coarse blackpepper-(Ayu added a bit more blackpepper powder)
(B) for the sauce
4 garlic cloves ~ finely chopped
1 inch ginger ~ finely chopped
1 large onion ~ sliced
1 cup chicken broth
2 tbsp sweet soy sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp tomato puree ( may sub with tomato ketchup) -(Ayu added 1 tomato sliced)
2 tbsp chilli ketchup
1.5 tbsp cornstarch
1.5 tbsp water
1/2 tbsp chili paste-(Ayu added)
1 lime juice-(Ayu addded)
chopped spring onions/ corriander leaves ~ for garnishing
In a bowl, mix ingredients (A) and leave it to marinate for 15 minutes. Deep fry the chicken pieces in oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.
Heat up some oil, stir fry garlic, ginger and onion(chili paste & sliced tomato). Add chicken broth, sweet soy sauce, soy sauce, tomato puree and chilli sauce. Cook until sauce boils.
Mix cornstarch with water and add into the sauce. Let it thicken.
Put in the fried chicken pieces. Mix evenly. Garnish with some chopped spring onions or corriander leaves. Ready to serve.