Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Paper Wrapped Fried Chicken Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-5

1 lb

2 slices




3 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

6 cup

Chicken breast meat (or 3 chicken legs)


Black mushrooms

Parsley leaves

Squares of cellophane paper (5" x 5")

Soy sauce




Black pepper

Sesame oil


Method :
  • Cut the chicken meat (with skin) into 1 inch wide and 2 inches long cross wise slices, lay in bowl and marinate with soy sauce, sugar salt, wine and black pepper for about 15 minutes.

  • Soak mushrooms in warm water and remove stems. Cut each in 8 small triangular pieces.

  • Slice the ham and cut it into the same size as mushrooms.

  • Using 1 sheet of paper, brush it with some sesame oil, with corner facing you, place in the middle 1 parsley leaf with face down, on one side place mushroom slice and on other side ham slice, lay on top of this 1 slice of chicken meat. Fold up the corner nearest you to edge of chicken, fold the left and then right corners over the chicken to make a package.

  • Tuck the remaining corner inside to make a neat rectangular package, The parsley, mushroom and ham side is the tops side.

  • Heat oil in fry pan about 300oC, drop the packages into oil, fry about 2 minutes, remove the package and lay on platter and serve.

  • Use fingers to open package when eating.

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