Sunday, January 23, 2011

Paper Wrapped Fried Chicken

1 lbs. chicken
2 slices ham
2 black mushroom (1" round)
15 parsley leaves
15 squares of cellophane paper (5"x5")
3 T. soy sauce
1/2 t. salt
1 T. Wine
1 t. sugar
1/4 t. black pepper
2 T. sesame oil
6. cups oil

cut the chicken meat (with skin) into 1" wide, 2" long cross-wise slices, lay in bowl and marinade with soy sauce,sugar,salt,wine and black pepper for about 15 minutes

soak mushrooms in warm water and remove stems. cut each in 8" small triangular pices.

slice the ham and cut it into the same size as the mushrooms

using 1 sheet of paper at a time, brush it with some sesame oil with corner facing you, place the middle 1 parsley leaf with face down. on one side of the parsley place mushroom slice and on the other side the ham slice.

lay on top of this 1 slice of chicken meat skin faced down. fold up the corner nearest to you to edge of chicken

fold the left and the right corners over the chicken meat to make a package.

tuck the remaining corner inside to make a neat rectangular package. the parsley, mushroom and ham is on the top side

heat oil in frying pan to about 300C., drop the packages into oil, fry about 2 minute, remove package and lay on platter and serve

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