Paper Wrapped Chicken

Chicken wrapped in rice or butter paper and fried in oil. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Paper Wrapped Chicken
Main Ingredients Chicken, Rice paper
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Paper Wrapped Chicken

  • 300 grams Chicken
  • as required Rice paper
  • 2-3 Whole dry red chilli
  • 1/4 teaspoon Five spice powder
  • 1 inch piece Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 8-10 Spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • to deep fry Oil


  1. Soak red chillies in half a cup of hot water for ten minutes. Drain, remove stems and cut into julienne. Mix chicken pieces with five spice powder, ginger, red chillies, soy sauce, sugar, salt to taste and spring onions.
  2. Rest the marinated chicken for an hour, preferably in a refrigerator. Whisk egg with a pinch of salt and set aside.
  3. Cut sixteen pieces of rice paper/butter paper measuring six-inches by six-inches. Brush each piece of paper with whisked egg and place two tablespoons of marinated chicken on one side of the paper.
  4. Drizzle some marinade on the chicken and roll tightly. Finally press or twist the two ends to seal.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a wok or deep pan and deep-fry the paper wrapped chicken in hot oil for two to three minutes.
  6. Drain well and serve immediately with Green Grape Salsa or a spicy sauce of your choice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 325
Carbohydrates 10.4
Protein 29.1
Fat 18.2