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Crispy Chicken Dumplings

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  Boneless chicken breasts 8 Ounce, skinned (225 Grams)
  Egg whites 2
  Cornflour 2 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry/Rice wine 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Spring onions 2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 7 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (210Milliliter, Preferably Ground Nut)
  Cornflour 10 Ounce (25 Grams, For Dusting)
For sauce
  Cider vinegar/Chinese white rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Dark soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Chili oil 1 Teaspoon

1. In a food processor or liquidiser chop and blend the chicken with the egg whites, cornflour, sherry or rice wine, ginger, spring onions and salt until it turns into a fine paste.
(Alternatively, it can be chopped with a sharp knife or cleaver until it is very fine and then incorporated with other ingredients in a bowl).
2. On a deep plate rub 1 tablespoon oil (to keep the mixture from sticking) and put the chicken mixture on it.
3. Set up a steamer or put a rack into a wok or deep pan and fill it with 2 inches (5 cm) of water.
4. Boil the water on high heat and put the plate carefully into the steamer or onto the rack. 6. Lower the heat, cover tightly and steam gently for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and firm.
7. Take it out and allow it cool.
8. Divide it into bite sized pieces and dust them lightly with the cornflour.
9. In a pot, wok or deep frying pan heat oil until it is hot and fry the chicken pieces for 2 minutes or until they are golden brown.
10. Drain them on paper towel.
11. In a bowl mix the sauce ingredients together and keep aside.

12. To serve, arange the chicken pieces on a warm serving platter, pour the sauce over the top and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 430 Calories from Fat 254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.2%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.4 mg5.5%

Sodium 380.1 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 0.8% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Crispy Chicken Dumplings Recipe