Monday, September 10, 2012

Air-Fried Lemongrass Flavored Chicken Wings

These fried chicken wings were cooked in air-fryer. It is oil-free, and it’s fragrantly infused with lemongrass flavor. To increase the crispiness, potato starch was used to coat the chicken before frying.

Air-fried Lemongrass Flavored Chicken Wings (Air-Fryer Recipe)

10 chicken wings, rinsed and excess fat discarded
potato starch

Marinades (blended):
2 stalk of lemongrass (just the white portion)
1 onion, peeled and diced
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 ½ tbsp of honey
dashes of white pepper powder

1. Marinate the chicken wings for overnight in air-tight container.
2. Preheat the air-fryer for 3 minutes at 180 deg C.
3. Coat the chicken wings with potato starch and arrange in the air-fryer. Note: the air-fryer can fry 4 chicken wings at one time.
4. Fry the chicken wings for 15 minutes at 180 deg C. Overturn the chicken wings and fry for another 10 minutes or till golden brown.
5. Dish out.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Purple Sweet Potato Muffins 紫番薯玛芬

I bought some purple sweet potato from the store. Realized that I have not baked for ages, hence I decided to bake some muffins with it. Not bad at all. We were so satisfied to have some home made fluffy muffins for our Sunday breakfast. Life is simple.

Purple Sweet Potato Muffins 紫番薯玛芬
Yields for 11 muffins

300g self-raising flour
170g caster sugar ( I used 160g instead as the sweet potato is very sweet)
3 eggs
125g unsalted butter, melted
125ml milk
100g purple sweet potato, steamed, peeled and mashed
additional milk (to mix up with mashed sweet potato)

1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
2. Mix up the mashed sweet potato with the additional milk prepared. Add milk a little at a time, repeat the step until you get the thickness like mashed banana.
3. Sift self raising flour into a large mixing bowl. Add the sugar, eggs, butter and milk. Add the mashed sweet potato and milk mixture. Mix until just combined. 
4. Scoop the batter into muffin trays/ muffin cups. Bake for 25 minutes.
5. Take out the muffins and leave it cool before serving.


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