Salt Pepper Chicken (Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken)

COOKING WITH ALISON
16Ingredients
65Minutes
220Calories

Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (or 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into small bite sized pieces)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced finely)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger (grated)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Shaoxing wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon five spice powder (Asian, or more to taste)
  • 1 pinch granulated white sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt (+ more for sprinkling)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup sweet potato starch
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • thai basil leaves (handful of fresh)
  • garlic (Optional garnish: thinly sliced)
  • vegetable oil (for deep frying)
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    NutritionView More

    220Calories
    Sodium33% DV790mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories220Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol70mg23%
    Sodium790mg33%
    Potassium430mg12%
    Protein23g45%
    Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium2%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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