by Huang Kitchen

These are made by marinating the vegetarian chicken meat in a curry spice marinade and then wrapped in screw pine or pandan leaves. They are then steamed for just 15 minutes and there we have it!


  • 250 Grams wholemeal/bread flour (Vegetarian Meat)
  • 1 Teaspoon vegetarian chicken seasoning (Vegetarian Meat)
  • ⅛ Teaspoons ground white pepper (Vegetarian Meat)
  • 1 Cup water (Vegetarian Meat)
  • 80 Grams rice flour (Vegetarian Meat)
  • 1 Tablespoon all-purpose flour (Vegetarian Meat)
  • 300 Grams vegetarian chicken meat (Veg Pandan Chicken)
  • 10 pandan/screwpine leaves (Veg Pandan Chicken)
  • 20 toothpicks (Veg Pandan Chicken)
  • 25 Grams curry powder (Seasoning)
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped curry leaves (Seasoning)
  • ½ Teaspoons salt (Seasoning)
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetarian oyster sauce (Seasoning)
  • 2 Tablespoons tapioca flour (Seasoning)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Start by making vegetarian chicken meat. In a mixing bowl of a stand mixer, combine and mix well wholemeal flour, vegetarian chicken seasoning and ground white pepper.

    Step 2

    Add water and using a dough hook, mix till an elastic dough is formed.

    Step 3

    Cover with cling wrap and set aside for 15 minutes.

    Step 4

    Then, bring a pot/ wok of water to a boil.

    Step 5

    Using an ice-cream scoop, spoon the dough pieces and drop into the boiling water.

    Step 6

    Allow the dough pieces to cook for 25 minutes in the boiling water.

    Step 7

    When cooked, remove and leave to cool and drain well in a coriander.

    Step 8

    Meanwhile, prepare the flour coating for the vegetarian chicken pieces. In a bowl, stir well rice flour, all-purpose flour and ground white pepper.

    Step 9

    Add the drained vegetarian chicken pieces and mix until evenly coated with the flour mixture.

    Step 10

    Then, heat up oil in a wok, add the coated chicken pieces and deep fry till golden brown.

    Step 11

    Remove and drain well on paper towel and we are ready to make vegetarian pandan chicken.

    Step 12

    To make vegetarian pandan chicken, first cut the vegetarian chicken into smaller pieces.

    Step 13

    Chop some fresh curry leaves.

    Step 14

    Then marinade with the chopped curry leaves, oyster sauce, ground white pepper, salt and tapioca flour. Leave to marinade for at least an hour, preferably overnight if possible.

    Step 15

    Next, cut screw pine/ pandan leaves into smaller sections and soak in water for 1 hour. This will ensure easier wrapping of the vegetarian chicken pieces.

    Step 16

    When ready to wrap, place a piece of the vegetarian chicken in the middle of pandan leaf.

    Step 17

    Fold both ends of the pandan leaf tightly to the middle and secure with a toothpick.

    Step 18

    Repeat the same for the rest of the vegetarian pandan chicken and we're done! Arrange the wrapped pandan chicken pieces on a steaming tray.

    Step 19

    Bring water in a steamer to a boil and steam the wrapped vegetarian meat for 15 minutes.

    Step 20

    Remove and serve the vegetarian pandan chicken on one large plate. Makes a great party appetizer or side dish. So Enjoy!