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Fried Chicken Balls

No recipe image available.Seasoned minced chicken breast is formed into balls, coated in flour and deep-fried. Serve these crunchy appetizers with plum or hoisin sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 large onion, chopped fine
1 hot green chili, finely minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves (also known as coriander)
All-purpose flour
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Vegetable oil for frying
Plum sauce or Hoisin sauce for dipping*

Cooking Directions:

  1. If available, use a food processor to finely mince the chicken breasts (or finely mince by hand). Add the prepared vegetables to the minced chicken, mixing well.
  2. Shape into 1-inch balls and roll in flour to coat.
  3. Heat 1/4-inch oil in a large frying pan and fry balls until golden.
  4. Drain on paper towels and serve hot with Plum sauce or Hoisin sauce.

Makes about 24 appetizers.

*Available in the Asian section of most grocery stores.