Honey chilli chicken

How about a rainy day and having a hot chilli chicken for your lunch. Just imagine! This would be really a wow feeling for all the chinese food lovers out there. So today, I am sharing a mouth watering recipe of chicken which can be served both as starter as well as side dish for rice and chappathis.

This is a sweet and crispy homemade version of chicken which is prepared by adding honey. Honey is added as the base part of the sauce prepared here. Hence the name, ” Honey chilli chicken “. In this recipe, chicken pieces are marinated, fried to golden brown and then tossed in a sweet sauce.

The batter used for marinating chicken is prepared using all purpose flour and cornflour along with some other ingredients. The chicken pieces are added to this batter and are coated well on all sides. After 20 to 30 minutes, you can fry these chicken pieces. Keep aside the fried chicken pieces.

Take a kadai and prepare the sauce using honey. Then add the fried chicken pieces to this prepared sauce. Serve this delicious recipe of chicken with special rices and I am absolutely sure that you will prepare this dish again and again !

Ingredients:

1. For Marinating Chicken :

  • Chicken, cut into small pieces – 500 g
  • All purpose flour – 3 tablespoon
  • Cornflour – 2 tablespoon
  • Egg – 1
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilli flakes – 1 teaspoon
  • Soy sauce – 1 teaspoon

2. For Gravy :

  • Oil – 2 tablespoon
  • Chopped garlic – 1 tablespoon
  • Capsicum chopped- 1 tablespoon
  • Dry red chillies chopped – 3
  • Onion chopped – 1
  • Tomato Sauce – 2 tablespoon
  • Soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Chilli sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Hot water – 1/4 cup
  • Honey – 3 tablespoon
  • Salt – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon

Method of preparation:

  • Wash and clean the chicken pieces
  • Transfer the chicken pieces to a large mixing bowl
  • Then add all purpose flour, cornflour, egg, salt, chilliflakes and soya sauce to this bowl
  • Mix well with the chicken pieces and make sure that all the pieces gets coated well with this batter
  • Allow the marinated chicken to rest for 20 minutes
  • After 20 minutes, heat oil in a kadai and fry all the chicken pieces till both sides become golden brown in colour
  • Set aside the fried chicken pieces
  • Take another kadai and add 2 tablespoon of oil
  • Then add chopped garlic, chopped red chillies,onion and chopped capsicum
  • Saute until it turns golden brown in colour and then add tomato sauce, soya sauce and chilli sauce
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and allow this gravy to boil
  • Then add Honey to it
  • Add salt and lemon juice also
  • Now add the fried chicken pieces to this gravy and mix well
  • Garnish the chicken with sesame seeds
  • Have this delicious chicken with roti, naan, variety rices, etc.

Chicken Lollipop

Chicken Lollipop

Chicken lollipops are fried chicken pieces which can win everyone’s heart at the parties as starters. The crunch and the tenderness of the pieces makes you to take more and more till it is enough.

Chicken lollipops are made by cutting the meat from the bone end by pushing down, making it look like a lollipop. Readymade lollipops are available in the stores. The marinated chicken pieces are deep fried in oil giving a crunchy bite for us.

Chicken lollipops are usually served as starters, appetizers or as side dish. You can cover the exposed bone part with aluminium foil. There are many recipes for chicken lollipops and you can add your favourite ingredients to make the taste better.

These are the absolute recipe of chicken which gets finish off soon if you serve it among kids. Try out this succulent recipe at your home and do let me know your valuable feedback.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken lollipops – 22 no’s

1st marination:

  • Kashmiri chilli powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chicken 65 powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt – 1 tablespoon, as per your taste
  • Curd – 2 tablespoon

2nd Marination :

  • Cornflour – 3 tablespoon
  • All purpose flour – 8 tablespoon

3rd Marination :

  • Eggs – 2
  • Bread crumbs – 8 slices bread
  • Oats crushed – 3 tablespoon

Method of preparation :

  • Wash and clean all the chicken lollipops and keep aside
  • In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients mentioned under 1st marination
First marination of chicken
  • Now add the chicken pieces to it and mix well
  • Let is rest for 2 hours
  • Combine the cornflour and all purpose flour in a plate
  • Dip the chicken pieces one by one in this cornflour mix
  • Wait for half hour
  • Take 2 beaten eggs in a bowl and mix of oats and bread crumbs in another plate
  • Dip the chicken pieces first in beaten egg, and then in the bread crumbs
  • Refrigerate the chicken lollipops for half hour
  • Take a kadai and add sufficient oil for frying these chicken lollipops
  • Fry it in different batches till it reaches brown in colour
  • Serve hot with mayonnaise, ketchup or salads.

Chicken wings Fry

Chicken wings fry

This recipe of chicken wings occupies a big place in the super bowl snacks. Wings are fun to it, as a result there are variety of recipes for chicken wings. They can be used as a party snack or as a side dish, irrespective of occassions.

Here, chicken wings are cleaned and then mixed with some spices and are kept for marination. After half hour, these chicken wings are again coated with cornflour and are deep fried in oil, which is then wrapped in a prepared sauce.

They can be used as a starter or as a side dish for chappathi, naan etc. This fried wings goes well with all kinds of dips. These are juicy, delicious and comes out with the correct amount of spices. This easy wings recipe is full of flavour. Try this delicious recipe at your home and thank me later!

Ingredients:

1.) For marination of wings :

  • Chicken wings      – 1 kg
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder     – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder        – 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
  • Salt                           –  1 teaspoon
  • Cornflour                –  2 tablespoon
  • All purpose flour  –  3 tablespoon

2.) Frying Chicken wings :

  • Ginger, finely chopped – 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic, finely chopped  – 1 tablespoon
  • Onion, medium sized chopped – 1
  • Tomato, small – 1
  • Capsicum – half of one Capsicum
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tablespoon
  • Barbecue sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Red chilli sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Soya sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • Honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt   – 1 teaspoon

Method of preparation:

1.) Marinating chicken wings :

  • Wash, clean and drain the water from chicken wings
  • Take a large mixing bowl and add the chicken wings
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, pepper powder, ginger garlic paste and salt to it
Marinating chicken wings
  • Mix well and allow it to rest for half hour
  • After half hour, add cornflour and all purpose flour to the bowl
  • Mix it once again using your hands
  • Keep them aside

2.) Frying chicken wings :

  • Heat oil in a kadai or pan and fry the chicken pieces in 2 or 3 batches for about 8 minutes
  • Keep all the fried chicken wings aside
  • Take another kadai and add 1 tablespoon of oil to it ( you can take the oil in which the chicken was fried)
  • Add chopped ginger and garlic to it
  • Add onion and tomato also
  • Now add tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, red chilli sauce, soya sauce and honey to it
  • Saute the sauces in low flame for 1 minute
  • Further add the fried chicken wings and capsicum
  • Make sure that the chicken pieces gets coated well with our prepared sauce
  • Switch off the flame and serve hot.

Chicken ghee roast

This chicken recipe is a traditional chicken recipe from mangalore. Here, the spices are roasted and then grinded into a fine paste, which then finally gets coated around the chicken pieces.

Chicken pieces are initially kept for marination and are shallow fries in ghee. The roasted spices gives an aroma and flavour to our curry. Since homemade masala is used to cool this chicken recipe, this dish has got a classy flavour. The addition of ghee actually enhances the flavour. This dish has got a fiery red colour.

The total preparation time is approximately 1 hour, excluding the marination time. This recipe can serve 6 to 8 persons. You can go through this simple recipe which is very easy to prepare. You can serve this dish with rice, chappathi, neerdosa, etc.

Chicken ghee roast

Ingredients:

1.) To make chicken marinade :

  • Chicken – 1 kg
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Curd – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon

2.) To make masala :

  • Dried Kashmiri chillies – 8
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Peppercorns – 1 teaspoon
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 10 pods
  • Tamarind (gooseberry size) soaked in water
  • Water – to grind

3.) Roasting of chicken :

  • Marinated chicken pieces
  • Chopped onions – 3
  • Dry red chilli – 2
  • Ghee – 4 tablespoon
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprig
  • Ground masala paste
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Jaggery – 2 teaspoon

Method of preparation :

1.) Marinating of chicken :

  • Wash and clean the chicken pieces and transfer it to a bowl
  • Add ginger garlic paste, curd, lemon juice, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to it
  • Mix well and let it rest for about 1 hour.

2.) Preparing masala paste :

  • Dry roast kashmiri chillies, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, peppercorn and fenugreek seeds
  • Allow it to cool and transfer it to a mixer grinder
  • Add garlic, tamarind and sufficient water to grind them and form a paste
  • Keep the masala paste aside.

3.) Roasting of chicken:

  • Heat ghee in a kadai and add the marinated chicken pieces to it
  • Fry the chicken in high flame for about 10 minutes, by sauting them in between
  • Remove the chicken pieces from kadai
  • Now add the dry red chilli and chopped onions to the ghee, which is leftover in kadai after frying the chicken pieces
  • Once the onion changes its colour, add salt and ground masala paste to it
  • Now add jaggery and saute well
  • Further add the half fried chicken pieces
  • Cook for 10 to 15 minutes in medium flame and make sure that the masala has become thick and the chicken pieces are completely coated with this masala paste
  • Garnish the chicken with curry leaves
  • Switch off the flame and serve hot with chappathi, rice, variety rices etc.

Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers are finger shaped chicken that are marinated, dipped in the bread crumbs and finally fried in oil. Boneless chicken pieces are used to prepare this recipe of chicken. After marinating,these are rolled into finger shapes. It can be used as an evening snack or as a starter. These are crispier as well as tastier. Kids at your home will definitely love it. Have a dip in tomato ketchup or mayonnaise and enjoy this rainy season with the delicious Crispy Chicken Fingers.

Ingredients:

  • Boneless Chicken Strips- 500 g

1)For marination:

  • Curd – 2 tbspn
  • Chilli powder- 1 tbspn
  • Pepper powder- 1 tspn
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tspn
  • Salt – 1 tspn (add as per your taste)
  • Soya Sauce- 1 tspn
  • Tomato sauce-2 tbspn
  • Beaten egg – 1

2)For coating Chicken Fingers

  • Cornflour- 2 tbspn
  • All purpose flour – 3/4 cup
  • Bread slices – 6(ground to crumbs)
  • Oil – to fry

Method of preparation:

  • Wash and clean the boneless chicken pieces
  • Cut the chicken pieces into rectangular pieces
  • Take a bowl and add the chicken pieces
  • Marinate the chicken pieces using the ingredients mentioned under marination
  • Keep the bowl in refrigerator for half hour
  • Mix together all purpose flour and cornflour
  • After 1 hour,dip each chicken pieces in flour mixture
  • Then coat the chicken pieces with bread crumbs
  • Roll it into finger shapes
  • Take a kadai,heat oil and add the coated chicken strips
  • Fry till golden brown
  • Our easy crispy chicken fingers is ready
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or mayonnaise.

Barbecue Chicken

Barbecue chicken consists of chicken parts or entire chickens that are barbecued, grilled or smoked. Heat should be under our control. Slow cooking gives the delicious BBQ chicken. You can have it with khuboos, Chappathis, etc.Have a dip with mayonnaise and enjoy this yummy Chicken.

Ingredients :

  • 1 whole chicken,cut into 12-14 pieces
  • Kashmiri chilli powder- 2 tbspn
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tspn
  • Pepper powder- 1 tspn
  • Ginger garlic paste-  2 tspn
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Tomato sauce – 2 tspn
  • Lemon juice- 1 tspn
  • Salt – as per your taste

Making of paste(a) :

  • Onion – 1 big
  • Tomato – 1
  • Coriander leaves – 3 sprig
  • Mint leaves – 3 sprig

For basting(b) :

  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp

Method of preparation:

  • Clean and wash the whole chicken pieces
  • Make slits/cuts on the bigger pieces
  • Marinate the chicken pieces with the ingredients mentioned above
  • Grind onion,tomato,mint and coriander leaves to make a paste
  • Add it to chicken and mix well using hand
  • Let it rest for 1 to 2 hours
  • Preheat the electric grill
  • Apply some oil using a spatula
  • Add the chicken pieces one by one
  • Flip the chicken piece and baste butter over it when the colour changes(using b)
  • Cook till the chicken pieces are charred
  • Serve hot with mayonnaise and salad