Chinese Chicken Salad In Wun Tun Baskets Recipe

Step 1

Combine sugar, vinegar, the 1/4 cup oil, the salt, and brown sugar; mix well. Pour over chicken, marinate for at least 20 minutes or longer. Heat oil to 375 F. Place one wun tun wrapper in basket ladle, fit another ladle on top wrapper to hold in place. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown; drain. Repeat until all wrappers are made into mini baskets. Place baskets on a platter lined with lettuce. Fill each basket with lettuce, chicken, green onion and almonds. Serve immediately. Makes 10 servings.

Recipes demonstrated by Nanakuli High School Food Service students Fredlum Paaluhi, Janifer Salvacion, Chanda Talbert and Christopher Wilcox.

(JUNE 1995)

Reprinted with permission from: The Electric Kitchen & Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.

Things You'll Need

  • 1/4c Sugar
  • 1/4c Vinegar
  • 1/4c Salad oil
  • 2 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2ts Brown sugar
  • 2lb Chicken breasts or thighs
  • -- cooked and shredded
  • 6oz Wun tun wrappers (about 30)
  • Salad oil for frying
  • 1 Head lettuce; shredded
  • 1 Green onion; sliced
  • 1/2c Slivered almonds; toasted

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