MAGGI® Sambal Popcorn Chicken

Poultry
Sides/Snacks

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

2 - 3 pax

If you love the spicy chicken at KFC, you MUST try this recipe of Sambal Popcorn Chicken. Think of the best sambal nasi goreng you’ve had but instead of rice, it’s juicy chunks of boneless chicken.
MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste turns a 1-hour prep time to less than 10 minutes, right before you try to stop yourself from finishing the plate.

Ingredients

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US / Metric
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Boneless
Boneless
chicken thighs (cut into cubes), approx. 400g
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Boneless
Boneless
chicken thighs (cut into cubes), approx. 400g
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packets
packets
of MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste
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packets
packets
of MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste
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tsp
tsp
Turmeric powder 
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tsp
tsp
Turmeric powder 
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tsp
tsp
Ginger powder 
0.00
tsp
tsp
Ginger powder 
0.00
tsp
tsp
Garlic powder 
0.00
tsp
tsp
Garlic powder 
0.00
tsp
tsp
Cornstarch
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tsp
tsp
Cornstarch
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Coconut milk
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tbsp
tbsp
Coconut milk

For shallow frying:

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tbsp
tbsp
Potato starch
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tbsp
tbsp
Potato starch
0.00
g
g
Corn flour
0.00
g
g
Corn flour
0.00
tsp
tsp
Baking soda
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tsp
tsp
Baking soda
Salt to taste
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Salt to taste
Kaffir lime leaves (finely sliced for garnishing)
Kaffir lime leaves (finely sliced for garnishing)
Squeeze of lemon juice upon garnishing
Squeeze of lemon juice upon garnishing

Steps

1

Season chicken pieces with 2 packets of MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste, turmeric, ginger and garlic powder, corn flour, salt and coconut milk. Massage in the seasoning and set aside for coating.
Season chicken pieces with 2 packets of MAGGI® Sambal Tumis Paste, turmeric, ginger and garlic powder, corn flour, salt and coconut milk. Massage in the seasoning and set aside for coating.
Mark as completed

2

In a mixing bowl, combine potato starch, cornstarch, baking soda and salt to taste. Mix well. Coat each piece of chicken and shake off excess flour. Set aside to shallow fry.
In a mixing bowl, combine potato starch, cornstarch, baking soda and salt to taste. Mix well. Coat each piece of chicken and shake off excess flour. Set aside to shallow fry.
Mark as completed

3

Shallow fry all chicken pieces till golden and crispy. Drain and set aside.
Shallow fry all chicken pieces till golden and crispy. Drain and set aside.
Mark as completed

4

Garnish with kaffir lime leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Garnish with kaffir lime leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice.
Mark as completed

5

Dish up and serve hot.
Dish up and serve hot.
Mark as completed

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