Thursday, October 27, 2011

Sour plum chicken | 18 comments:



This crispy sour plum chicken dish is another family favourite and in this instance I've used boneless chicken leg.  Easy to prepare ~ just marinate the chicken with some seasoning, dip it in some cornflour to coat, deepfry, ladle on the sauce and is ready to be enjoyed.







This chicky dish is flavourful and is yummy served with a bowl of piping hot rice and some green salad.....very convenient to eat because there are no bones to pick!

Recipe for Sour plum chicken

Ingredients
  • 400 gm boneless chicken thigh
  • Cornflour to coat before deepfrying
  • Oil
Seasoning
  • 1/4  tsp seasalt, 1  tsp light soya sauce, dash of pepper.
Sauce
  • 1  Tbsp sour plum sauce, 2 tsp brown sugar, 1/2 cup water, 1 tsp cornflour + 2 tsp water to thicken, salt to taste.
Preparation
  1. Cut the chicken into bite size and marinate with the seasoning for about 2 hours. Set aside.
  2. Cook  the sour plum sauce in water, add brown sugar and salt to taste.
  3. Add in the cornflour mixture to thicken.  Leave aside.
  4. Heat up some oil in a wok, once boiling, lower flame to medium.
  5. Dip the marinated chicken in some cornflour, deepfry the chicken till golden brown, drain on paper towels.  Place on serving plate. 
  6. Heat up the sauce and pour it over the chicken.  Arrange some cucumber slices on the plate.
  7. Serve immediately with hot rice. 


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18 comments:

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  1. My little ones at home love this kind of dishes. They can eat non stop... will bookmark and cook for them soon.
    Thanks for sharing, Cheah :)

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  2. Wa...this is really appetizing leh. I could make this simple one for the family ...I aso long time no eat leh :)

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  3. I only eat this in restaurants/hawkers cos my mom thinks it's too troublesome to make but your recipe sure looks pretty easy! Definitely trying this out soon :D

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  4. Wow another yummy chicken dish - I like too.

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  5. Oh my, these are so delicious^^My kids love this too!!

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  6. Wendy
    Yes, me too. Very rarely deepfry my food, too oily.

    Ann
    Majority of kids love anything deepfried.

    Elin
    Once in a while ok. I hate to deepfry as I find it messy and afraid of it splattering. Surprisingly this didn't, maybe because I didn't use egg, therefore not so watery.

    Janine
    I too was surprised that it was so easy and most important not greasy.

    Yummy Bakes
    You can give it a try and use lemon juice as an alternative.

    yummylittlecooks
    I bet they do and moreover, very easy to eat, no bones!!

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  7. Yummm..yumm...my saliva is dripping! haha.... Just can not tahan sour sauce!
    Kristy

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  8. Looks super yummy! I love anything deep fried. ;)

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  9. Sounds really delicious and appetizing! Does the sour plum sauce comes in a jar? We have plum sauce but I am not sure if it is the same as sour plum sauce.

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  10. Kristy
    Thanks. You have a great weekend too!

    Penny
    If you love deepfried stuff, then this will surely appeal to you.

    Biren
    The one I used is in a bottle. I'm sure you can use the plum sauce available in your area, it's just a matter of fine tuning the taste. Shouldn't be a hurdle for you!

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  11. Quick and delicious. What more would I ask! They are fingerlickingly good!

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  12. This is lovely! My kids would surely enjoy this! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. Angie
    Yes, easy and most important of all no splattering!

    kitchen flavours
    You're most welcome. Yup, kids love crispy stuff!

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  14. Remind me long time did not cook this dish , yours look so delicious!

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  15. I will like to try making this. I think my youngest will like this very much. Thank you for sharing.

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