"Paper-wrapped chicken like in a pu pu platter. It is called 'Paper Wrapped' although it is actually wrapped in aluminum foil. This is one of the best appetizers I have ever had at an Asian restaurant and this is my attempt to duplicate it. It goes very well on the pu pu platter." — seanbhalliday
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green onion, finely chopped
minced fresh ginger
Chinese five-spice powder
salt and ground black pepper to taste
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes
peanut oil for frying, or as needed
6x6-inch squares of aluminum foil, or as needed
A fun and tasty treat! I found the paper packets for this dish at a local mom and pop Asian market and fried half in foil packets and half in paper packets in a wok. Using either type of packet worked great. The presentation was prettier with the paper but the fun part about the foil was the mystery of not being able to see what was in the packets. One thing I would suggest, Sean, is to add one teaspoon of sesame oil to the ingredient list. Searched online for photos (my camera was out of batteries) and added a couple here so viewers know what the completed foil and paper packets look like. Next time I make these am going to try it with my Yakitori Tare marinade simply to taste the difference between them being fried versus grilled on a skewer. Thanks for sharing your recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Asian Style Paper Wrapped Chicken
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 150
** Calories from Fat: 68
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