Minced Chicken and Pork Rolls/Jijuan Recipe (鸡卷)
Minced Chicken and Pork Rolls – Protein (meat) wrapped with bean curd skin and deep-fried to perfection.
Having a food blog is great, really.
Other than the dedication to constantly whipping up good food (and try not to repeat the same dish in order to generate new content!), I also learn to experiment with different cuisines and recipes that I wouldn’t have attempted otherwise. (I mean, why would I want to cook a dish when there is no real purpose of preparing it at home and that it’s easily available in the restaurants?!)
Rasa Malaysia adds colors to my life; there is the food styling, presentation, photography which I am more and more addicted to as days go by, and of course, there are just endless recipes that I can play and experiment with. Plus, my food blog makes me think harder about food, for example: how do I make use of those leftover ingredients that I have accumulated in the refrigerator, like since last December? I have become a lot more creative and innovative in the kitchen, that’s for sure. Eating better on a daily basis is just an extra perk…
Recipe: Minced Chicken and Pork Rolls (鸡卷)
1/2 lb chicken (chicken breast or chicken thigh)
1/2 lb pork (with a little fat)
1/2 small carrot (shredded)
10 small shrimp (optional)
1 stalk scallion (chopped finely)
Bean curd skin (cut into 6 in. by 6 in. pieces)
1/8 teaspoon sesame oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon Lee Kum Kee chicken bouillon powder
1/2 tablespoon oil
5 dashes white pepper powder
Oil for deep frying
1) Mince the chicken and pork meat with a mini food processor or with hand.
2) Add shredded carrot, chopped scallion, and all the seasoning into the minced meat and stir-well. Set aside.
3) On a dry surface, lay out the bean curd skin. Use a damp cloth to moisten the skin.
4) Place 2 – 2.5 tablespoons of minced meat onto the lower center of the bean curd skin. Leave about 1/2 inch on both sides.
5) Fold the sides inwards and roll it up. Use some water or the minced meat to seal.
6) In a deep fryer or frying wok, add enough cooking oil for frying purposes.
7) Once the oil is heated, add in the meat rolls and deep fry to golden brown.
8) Dish out and serve immediately with chili garlic sauce or sweet chili sauce.
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