i can't believe someone hasn't heard of Mar Far chicken, but i have lived on the West coast my whole life.
you have got to try "pink sauce" with Mar Far-
1 cup mayo
1/2 cup ketchup
one table spoons vinegar
one table spoon sugar
you can adjust to taste, but that is what everyone asks for in the chinese here.
The owners of Medford's iconic
Kim's Restaurant shut down more than three years ago after 55 years in
business. We have never had good Mar far chicken like that. The nugget style
that some of the restaurants make are to dry and over cooked. My Mother worked
for Kim's Chinese Restaurant in Medford Oregon so she pasted on some of the
original recipes that Kim's used.
MAR FAR CHICKEN
5 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
Oil for frying
1 1/4 cup ice water (you must make sure the water is very
1. Cut chicken in pieces 1 1/2 strips. Do not cut into
nuggets this will dry chicken out wile you fry it.
2. To prepared batter - mix flour, cornstarch, salt, and
pepper. Add beaten egg and ice water mix thoroughly till you have a thin
batter. Add more water if batter is thick on chicken.
3. Dip chicken in batter, then fry. Add more water to batter
if it seems too thick on chicken.
4. Fry in oil at 365 degrees F on thermometer in deep fry.
Drain on absorbent paper.
5. Chop into 3 inch pieces and enjoy..
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