JAPANESE PANCAKE WITH CHICKEN & VEG

Filled with shredded vegetables and topped with grilled chicken, this version of a the traditional Japanese pancake makes for a light and nutritious weeknight dinner. 

20 Minutes. Quick, easy and full of flavours.

Serves 2.

Ingredients

200g Australian free range chicken tenders
1.5 tablespoons flour & a 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
9 brussels sprouts
4 free range eggs
2 tablespoons kecap manis
1 carrot
1 zucchini

Prepare veg & chicken
Remove core and stalk of Brussels sprout and finely slice. Grate carrot and zucchini.
In a bowl, combine chicken with a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper. 

Make batter
Whisk together the flour, bicarb, eggs and 50ml cold water until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. 

Cook chicken
Bring a fry pan to high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Cook chicken for 3 minutes each side. Remove from heat and set aside. Once slightly cooled, shred chicken with 2 forks. 

Make pancakes
Stir the zucchini, brussels sprouts and carrot into the egg batter. Heat the same fry pan over medium to high heat. Ladle 1/2 cup of batter per pancake into the pan and spread out to 1cm thick. Cook for three minutes each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate and keep warm under foil while you cook the other pancakes. Repeat with remaining batter and add a little more oil to pan if dry.

To serve
Plate the pancakes and top with chicken. Finish with a drizzle of the kecap manis. 

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July 31, 2017 by Timothy Ryder
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