Thursday, February 28, 2013

CHICKEN LOLLIPOP

Chicken lollipop is an appetizer that is made from the middle(and sometimes inner)segments of chicken wings.The middle segment has one of the two bones removed, and the flesh on the segments is pushed to one end of the bone. These are then coated in a spicy red batter and deep fried. It is also a popular item in Indian Chinese cuisine, served with Szechuan sauce.



INGREDIENTS:-

Chicken wings-8
All purpose flour(maida)-1/2 cup
Cornstarch/cornflour-1/4 cup
Chopped Green Chilies-1 tbsp
Chopped Garlic-1 tbsp
Chopped Ginger-1 tbsp
Soy sauce-1 tsp
Vinegar-1 tsp
Ajinomoto-1/4 tsp
Black pepper-1/4 tsp
Chili Sauce-1/4 tsp
Salt-1/2 tsp
Eggs-2
Oil-1 tbsp
Oil for deep frying
A pinch of red colour
Water if required

FOR SAUCE-

Chopped Green Chillies-1 tbsp
Chopped Garlic-1 tsp
Chopped Ginger-1 tsp
Curry leaves-8
Oil-2 tbsp
salt as per taste
Chopped spring onion for garnishing

METHOD:-

1-Cut the wings into two,chop the end bone,pull the flesh up
with the skin and remove the thin bone and mould into a lollipop.
2-Mix chopped garlic,chopped ginger,chopped 1 tbsp green chili,chili sauce,soy sauce,vinegar,black pepper,ajinomoto,1 tbsp oil and salt.
3-Marinate the chicken wings in this mixture and leave aside for two hours in the refrigerator.
4-In a bowl mix flour,cornstarch,egg,salt,colour and water if required and make a thick batter of pouring consistency.
5-In a pan heat oil,then dip the wings in the batter and deep fry until golden brown on all sides.Then remove it and drain on absorbent paper.Keep aside rest of the batter.
6-In a pan heat 2 tbsp of oil,then add curry leaves,chopped ginger,garlic and green chili,fry for 2 min,then add rest of the batter,salt as per taste and some water if required.
7-When the mixture begins to simmer,remove from heat and drizzle over fried chicken wings.
8-Garnish with chopped spring onion and serve.

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