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Chicken Bites


These tasty chicken appetizers are deep fried to perfection. Serve with Sweet Chili Mayonnaise, Spicy Chili Mayonnaise, Curried Mayonnaise Dip,or your favorite dip.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 pound uncooked boneless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 10 water chestnuts
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushrooms, drained
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry


Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; set aside.

Put the chicken through food grinder with onion, water chestnuts, and drained mushrooms, or process in a food processor until fine and well mixed.

Stir in cornstarch, salt, soy sauce, and the sherry; fold in beaten egg whites. Shape chicken mixture into small balls and fry in deep hot (about 360° to 370°) fat. Drain and serve with toothpicks and a spicy or tangy dip.
Makes about 4 dozen appetizers.

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