Salted Egg Chicken

Deliciously addictive, indulge in this salted egg chicken dish that’s captured the hearts of many!
Salted Egg Chicken

Serves 4 people
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 kg chicken fillets, cut into strips
  • 6 salted egg yolks, boiled and grated
  • 6 stalks curry leaves
  • 1 cup potato starch
  • 1 cup rice starch
  • 125 g butter
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp red chili, sliced
  • Salt
Method

Prepare chicken

In a mixing bowl, mix potato starch, rice starch and ½ tsp salt until evenly mixed.

Prepare chicken

Coat chicken with the starch mixture until evenly coated.


Deep-fry chicken

In a pot on high heat, heat 1 ½ cup vegetable oil.

When oil is hot, shake off excess starch and gently place chicken into the oil.

Deep-fry chicken

Deep-fry for 3 to 5 minutes until golden.

Set aside to drain on paper towel-lined plate.


Prepare salted egg sauce

Prepare salted egg sauce

In a pan on medium heat, melt butter and sauté curry leaves for 1 minute until fragrant.

Prepare salted egg sauce

To the same pan, add grated salted egg yolks and whisk until well-combined.

Prepare salted egg sauce

Add fried chicken, remove pan from heat and toss well to coat.


Plate and serve

Plate and serve

Transfer to serving plate and garnish with chili slices. Serve hot.