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Chicken Balls with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Category: Starters

Serves: 3 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


100g self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

125ml water

1 tsp Wing Yip Light Soy Sauce

2-3 tbsp cornflour

2 chicken breasts

1 x 185ml jarz Wing Yip Sweet and Sour Sauce

Cooking Method

Step 1

Mix together the self-raising flour and baking power. Add the water a little at a time until you have a smooth batter which is the consistency of double cream. Then add the light soy sauce and mix well.

Step 2

Dice the chicken breasts into approximately 1inch cubes.

Step 3

Heat the oil in a wok of deep fryer to 180c, ensuring that your wok or fryer is deep enough to full submerge the chicken balls.

Step 4

Dip the chicken breast pieces in cornflour before dipping into the batter and then add to the wok or fryer.

Step 5

Ensuring not to overcrowd the wok or fryer cook 6 or 7 chicken balls at a time until they are golden brown in colour. You may need to turn the chicken balls every minute or so and should take 4-5 minutes to cook.

Step 6

Drain on kitchen paper after they’ve been taken out of the oil.

Step 7

Whilst the chicken balls are frying, gently heat the sweet and sour sauce in a small saucepan.

Step 8

Once all the chicken has been cooked serve with the sweet and sour sauce on the side.

Step 9

Serving Suggestion: Serve with light soy sauce or sweet chilli sauce as alternate dips, or with fried rice or noodles as part of a buffet style meal.

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