Have you heard of the famous Paper Wrapped Chicken from Thailand or South East Asia? It is a chicken dish which the chicken is marinated with special sauce and then wrapped with paper before frying. With the long marinade time, the flavor of the sauce will go deep into the meat and make the chicken full of flavor. You can either use chicken meat or chicken wing.

You can choose to unwrap the chicken before serve or leave the paper on. Remember to use the paper which can stand high heat as you need to deep fry the chicken wrapped with paper in high heat oil. This is an ideal finger food for any party or gathering.


1 whole chicken, cut into 12 pieces
3 tablespoons shredded ginger
3 stalks spring onion, cut into 1 inch long
12 greaseproof paper bags


5 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon ginger juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon shaoxing wine or cooking wine
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon water
1/2 tablespoon corn flour


1. Combine chicken with marinade and season for 3 hours. Add in shredded ginger, spring onion and mix well

2. Wrap chicken into the prepared bags separately and seal well

3. Heat up oil for deep frying, put in chicken parcels and deep fry at high heat for 2 minutes. Lower the heat and fry for 5 minutes. Lastly, turn to high heat and fry for 3 minutes. Dish and drain. Serve hot.

As it is hard to find this dish in the restaurants, you can use this recipe and make it at home for your families and friends, and impress them. If you would like to have more chicken or appetizers and snacks recipes, you can get them from Chinese Recipe Online

Source by I Ling Tong


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