Soy Glazed Chicken Lollipops w/ Nori Rice Bowl

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Recipe By Brian Carson
Final Preparation and Recipe Edits by Matthew Wong

Prep Time: 35 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Serving Size: 2 people

Ingredients

Fried Springer Mountain Farms © Chicken Lollipops

  • 8 each Springer Mountain Farms © chicken drummettes, lollipop

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 2 cups peanut oil

Soy Glaze

  • 1 cup soy sauce

  • ½ cup mirin

  • ½ cup honey

  • 1 Tablespoon serrano, medium dice

  • 2 Tablespoons ginger, medium dice

Nori Rice Bowl 

  • 4 cups cooked rice

  • 1 cup pineapple, cut into 1” chunks

  • 2 cups wakame

  • 4 Tablespoons Soy Glaze

  • 2 Tablespoon nori, rough chop

Plating

  • 1 cup peanut, plain unsalted and rough chopped

  • 2 Tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 cup cilantro, whole leaves picked

Preparation

For the Soy Glaze:

  1. In a small to medium sauce pot over medium heat, pour in ingredients as described in Soy Glaze

  2. Lightly stir ingredients with a wooden spatula to integrate

  3. Allow mixture to come to a simmer and reduce for 7-10 minutes or until mixture thickens

  4. Turn heat off and remove until building the Nori Rice Bowl

For the Fried Springer Mountain Farms © Chicken Lollipops:

  1. In a small mixing bowl, season drummettes lollipops evenly with salt and pepper

  2. In a wok over medium-high heat, pour peanut oil and preheat to 350 F

  3. Carefully with tongs, place seasoned lollipops into oil

  4. Fry lollipops for 4-7 minutes or until chicken is golden brown with an internal temperature of 165 F

  5. Remove lollipops with tongs into a medium sized mixing bowl

  6. Pour ½ cup of the Soy Glaze into bowl and toss until Fried Springer Mountain Farms © Chicken Lollipops are well coated

For the Nori Rice Bowl:

  1. In a medium sized mixing bowl, add ingredients shown in the Nori Rice Bowl section

  2. Using a rubber spatula, lightly fold the components until ingredients are well integrated

  3. Set aside until Plating

Plating:

  1. In a large plate, place in the center roughly 1½ to 2 cups of Nori Rice Bowl 

  2. Next, place half of the Fried Springer Mountain Farms © Chicken Lollipop on top

  3. Finally garnish as desired with ingredients shown in Plating

  4. Serve and enjoy!


Matt Wong