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Chinese Chicken Salad In Won Ton Baskets

Cuisine: Chinese
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 10 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozSugar
1/4 cup 59mlVinegar
1/4 cup 59mlSalad oil
2 1/2 teaspoons 12mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlBrown sugar
2 lbs 908g / 32ozChicken breasts or thighs - - cooked and shredde
6 oz 170gWon ton wrappers - (about 30)
  Salad oil for frying
1   Lettuce - shredded
1   Green onion - sliced
1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozSlivered almonds - toasted

Recipe Instructions

Combine sugar, vinegar, the 1/4 cup oil, the salt, and brown sugar; mix well. Pour over chicken, marinate for at least 20 minutes or longer. Heat oil to 375 F. Place one won ton wrapper in basket ladle, fit another ladle on top wrapper to hold in place. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown; drain. Repeat until all wrappers are made into mini baskets. Place baskets on a platter lined with lettuce. Fill each basket with lettuce, chicken, green onion and almonds. Serve immediately. Makes 10 servings.

Recipes demonstrated by Nanakuli High School Food Service students Fredlum Paaluhi, Janifer Salvacion, Chanda Talbert and Christopher Wilcox.

Cooking Light, Sept 1994, page 100


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