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Chicken In Papers With Mushrooms

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Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 2
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced scallions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water chestnuts 2 , chopped
  Powdered ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Powdered cinnamon 1 Dash
  Sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Fat 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Remove the skin and debone the chicken, discard skin and bone.
2) Pound the chicken as thin as possible between 2 sheets of parchment paper.
3) Cut chicken in 2 inch cubes.
4) Cut 4 inch squares of parchment paper or aluminium foil.

MAKING
5) In a skillet, heat oil and sauté the mushrooms, scallions and water chestnuts for 3 minutes.
6) Add the ginger, cinnamon, sherry and remaining soy sauce.
7) Remove from heat and let it cool.
8) Spread little mixture on one side of each chicken square.
9) Fold over and press edges together.
10) Place a piece of chicken in the centre of each paper or foil, and fold over the paper envelope fashion.

FINALIZING
11) Chill the chicken for 2 hours.
12) In a wok, heat the fat to 370°F and carefully drop a few chicken packages at a time into it.
13) Fry the packages for 4 minutes.
14) Remove and drain on paper napkin.

SERVING
15) Serve in the paper, with sweet chilli dip if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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