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Chicken Manchurian

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Ingredients

2C. Chicken (minced)
2 Eggs (beaten)
¾ C. Refined flour
½ T. Garlic paste
½ T. Ginger paste
½ T. MSG or Ajinomoto (optional)
1T. Garlic (chopped)
½ C. Onions (chopped)
1 Capsicum (chopped)
Oil for deep frying 

For Sauce

3T. Corn flour
½ C. Water
2T. Vinegar
2T. Salt
2T. Soya sauce
½ C. Tomato puree
2C. Water

Recipe

Mix together the chicken, egg, flour, garlic and ginger paste, ajinomoto and enough water so as to have a thick batter. Leave this for 5-10 minutes.

Heat the oil, drop small lumps of batter in it and fry to golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper till required. 

For the sauce mix all the sauce ingredients together and leave aside.

Stir-fry the garlic, onion and capsicum in it over high heat for few minutes.

 Add the sauce mixture, and simmer till the sauce thickens slightly. 

Add the fried balls, turn around a few times and serve hot with rice or noodles.

Tip: a Chinese sauce mix can also be bought from a grocery store to save time.   

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Chicken Fried Rice

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Ingredients

1C. Boneless chicken (cut into thin strips)
1C. Rice soaked
4T. Oil
2 Spring onions(chopped)
3-4 Garlic cloves (chopped)
2 Eggs (whisked)
1T. Soy sauce
¼ T. MSG or ajinomoto (optional)
½ T. White pepper powder
1T. Vinegar
Salt

Recipe

Cook rice in three cups of water until just cooked. Drain & leave aside.

Heat oil in a wok, add spring onions and garlic and stir-fry for a minute. Add chicken pieces and stir-fry for few more minutes.

Add eggs and cook for half a minute. Add rice and cook for a minute, stirring and tossing continuously.

Add soy sauce, MSG, salt, white pepper powder and mix thoroughly.

Add vinegar, mix well and serve hot.

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