5 Yummy  Crispy Chicken Recipes By Sanjeev Kapoor August 4, 2016

Is chicken your favourite food? Does a dish prepared with chicken make your taste buds dance? Then you probably should know Sanjeev Kapoor. If not, then he is the master chef who has taken Indian cuisine to a whole new level. And guess what? His chicken-based recipes are the best you will ever taste.

So if you are wondering what could be this culinary legend’s favourite chicken recipes, then you have come to the right place! These five scrumptious chicken recipes picked out right from Sanjeev Kapoor’s cook book can put your taste buds on cloud nine!

1. Marinated Chicken Cubes Air Fried:

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This is an excellent starter for a dinner party. It does not require much time to prepare either.

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Ingredients:

  • Boneless chicken
  • Refined flour
  • Corn flakes
  • Salt
  • Corn flour
  • Garlic paste
  • Ginger paste
  • Vinegar
  • Red chilli paste
  • Egg Oil

How To Make:

  1. Crush the cornflakes using a blender.
  2. Mix all the Ingredients: except oil and boneless chicken.
  3. Now cut the chicken into cubes and mix properly.
  4. Add oil and refrigerate.
  5. Spread the crushed corn flakes and cover the marinated chicken pieces.
  6. Now place the coated chicken pieces in the air fryer container.
  7. Air-fry the pieces for 10 minutes at 180°C.

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2. Crispy Chicken And Cheese:

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This is one yummy dish for cheese lovers. You will need boneless chicken pieces taken from the breast to make this dish. This is served with sauce. In order to keep the calorie count lower, try to decrease the amount of mayonnaise.

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Ingredients:

  • Boneless chicken breast pieces
  • Chopped garlic
  • Cheese
  • Black peppercorns
  • Salt Lemon juice
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Egg beaten
  • Bread crumbs
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Oil
  • Mayonnaise

How To Make:

  1. Mix chicken with egg, tomato ketchup, lemon juice, coriander leaves, crushed peppercorns, salt and garlic.
  2. Marinate for an hour. Using toothpicks string each cheese cube with two chicken cubes.
  3. Now roll each piece in bread crumbs.
  4. Dip the pieces in the leftover marinade and double coat on the breadcrumbs.
  5. Deep fry the cheese and chicken pieces in oil.
  6. Mix the tomato ketchup and mayonnaise in a bowl to prepare the sauce.
  7. Serve the chicken and cheese pieces with sauce.

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3. Chettinad Fried Chicken:

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This is a variation of the traditional Chettinad cuisine popular in South India. It is made of both green and red chillies. Hence, you can expect the dish to sting your taste buds!

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Ingredients:

  • Chicken
  • Chopped Ginger
  • Dried red chillies
  • Garlic
  • Chopped Onions
  • Green chillies
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Rice flour
  • Lemon juice

How To Make:

  1. Grind the curry leaves, onions, green and red chillies, and ginger with water.
  2. Make a smooth paste and mix it with chicken, rice flour, and turmeric powder in a bowl.
  3. Marinate these for an hour.
  4. Pour lemon juice in the bowl mixture.
  5. Put chicken pieces in the baking pan and bake for half an hour.
  6. Turn the chicken pieces over and cook for a few minutes.

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4. Shahi Murg Pakora:

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This is a variant of the popular Chicken Pakora that is often munched as a snack in many places nowadays. Preparation does take some time, but the result is worth the labour!

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Ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts
  • Milk
  • Saffron
  •  Garlic
  • Red chilli powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Gram flour
  • Caraway seeds
  • Rice flour
  • Garam masala powder
  • Soda bicarbonate
  • Turmeric powder
  •  Oil

How To Make:

  1. Cut the chicken pieces into cubes.
  2. Soak the saffron in warm milk.
  3. Crush the garlic and mix it with lemon juice. Mix the chicken with soaked saffron, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt. Marinate for some time.
  4. Trickle lemon juice with garlic on chicken.
  5. Mix rice flour and besan with all dry spices and soda bicarbonate.
  6. Add water and form a thick batter.
  7. Now dip the chicken pieces into the batter and deep fry.
  8. Fry until the chicken turns golden brown.

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5. Baked Chicken Drumsticks:

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You no longer need to run to a nearby restaurant to taste the delicious chicken drumsticks when you have this Sanjeev Kapoor recipe in hand!

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Ingredients:

  • Chicken leg pieces
  •  Red chilli paste
  •  Garlic paste
  •  Coriander powder
  •  Cumin powder
  • Chat masala
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Cinnamon powder

How To Make:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  2. Mix the drumsticks with all the spices and oil and marinate for an hour.
  3. Heat oil in a grill pan.
  4. Fry the marinated chicken drumsticks at high heat.
  5. Then wrap them in aluminium foil and place them in the oven.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes and serve hot.

Making crispy chicken the Sanjeev Kapoor way is both simple and quick. The next time you want to impress your lovely hubby or treat your guests in a grand manner, simply don your apron and try out the recipes above!

Do you know of any other recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor? Share with us in the comments section below!

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