Honey Walnut Chicken Poppers | [ yellow tail ]
- 1 pound fresh chicken breast
- ½ cup walnut halves
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup water
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons condensed milk
- ¼ cup honey
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- 3 egg whites
- 1 ½ cup vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper
- Cut chicken
into ½-inch cubes, then season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
- Heat sugar
and water over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Cook walnuts for
2–3 minutes, strain, and cool. Discard syrup.
mayonnaise, condensed milk, and honey. Set aside.
vegetable oil to 350°F.
- Beat egg
whites until frothy, then add cornstarch and whites together to form a
batter. Dip chicken pieces in
batter and fry in batches until golden brown and chicken is cooked
through. Drain on paper towels.
- Quickly fry
walnuts halves until golden brown (about 30 seconds), being careful not to
burn sugar. Drain on paper towels.
- Quickly toss
chicken in sauce and top with walnuts and scallions if desired.
immediately and enjoy!