Simple Fried Chicken

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - chicken breast, skinned, boneless
  • 500 ml - milk
  • 1/2 tsp - saffron
  • 4 - whole cloves
  • 2.5 cm - cinnamon stick
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 3 tsp - aniseed or fennel seeds
  • 8 pods - green cardamom
  • Salt to taste
  • For the batter:
  • 60 gms - basmati rice or rice flour
  • 1 tsp - ground fennel
  • 1.5 tsp - chilli powder
  • 125 ml - natural yoghurt
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Simple Fried Chicken

  • Cut the chicken into 1 inch cubes.
  • Put the chicken, milk, saffron, spices and salt in a pan.
  • Bring to a boil and then simmer on low heat until the chicken is tender.
  • Remove the chicken, strain the stock and keep to one side.
  • Soak the rice in cold water for 1 hour.
  • Drain and grind in a blender with the fennel, chilli powder and about 200 ml of the reserved chicken stock until the mixture has a thick consistency.
  • Alternatively, mix the rice flour with the spices and chicken stock. Whisk the yoghurt and salt into the rice paste and mix well.
  • Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and then lower the heat to medium.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the batter and fry until golden brown and crisp.
  • Drain on kitchen paper.