Chinese Chicken Nuggets
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Serves: 2
  • ½ pound chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • For marinating the chicken:
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon five spices powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon sugar
  1. Marinate the chicken with soy sauce, cooking wine, five spices powder, salt and sugar for about 30 minutes.
  2. Evenly coat the chicken with bread crumbs.
  3. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat, carefully add the chicken into the pan and deep fry for about 1 minute.
  4. Turn to medium heat, continue deep-frying the chicken for another 4 minutes until the chicken nuggets are all cooked through and also crispy and browned on the surface.
  5. Fish out the chicken nuggets and absorb the extra oil with paper towel if needed.
  6. Sprinkle with black pepper to taste and serve.
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