Tori no kara-age (Fried Chicken Nuggets)

Ingredients:
  • 2 filleted chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 30g (1 oz) root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and grated
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • vegetable oil, for deep frying
  • 2 slices lemon, to garnish

Method:
  1. Marinate the chicken with the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper for 30 minutes.
  2. Mix the cornflour with the plain flour. Take each piece of chicken from the marinade and roll in the flour mixture until completely coated.
  3. Heat the oil to 180oC (350oF) and deep-fry the chicken pieces for 4-5 minutes or until a burnished golden brown. Garnish with the sliced lemon and serve on a bed of salad leaves.
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