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Prawn Paste Chicken (虾酱鸡)

Ingredients:

small chicken drumsticks 12-14

Prawn paste 2 tbsp

White pepper powder 1/2 tsp

Oyster sauce 1 tbsp

Chinese cooking wine 2 tbsp

Sesame oil 1 Tbsp

Sugar 1 tbsp

Flour 5 tbsp

Potato starch 5 tbsp

Baking powder 1/4 tsp

1 beaten egg

Water 50ml

Oil for frying

1, put all the chicken drumsticks into a big bowl, add in prawn paste, sesame oil, white pepper powder, oyster sauce, Chinese cooking wine, and sugar. Mix well, marinate for at least 3 hrs.

2, in a bowl, mix flour, starch, baking soda.

3, add in 1 beaten egg and water. Stir well till smooth.

4, heat enough oil in a deep pot. Test the oil temperature by dropping in a very tiny chunk of batter. If the batter flows up immediately, it means the temperature is ok.

5, dip chicken into the batter and fry till golden brown.