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Chicken 65 1

Chicken 65

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Chicken 65 is a boneless fried chicken but not your usual one as this one is spicy and hot, originating from Chennai, India this dish is usually served as an entrée or quick snack.


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Ingredients

Chicken

  • 500 g boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • oil for deep frying

Marinade

  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp yoghurt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 egg
  • salt

Seasoning

  • 4 sprigs curry leaves
  • 4 green chilies, sliced
  • 1 tsp red chili powder

Instructions

  1. In a non-reactive bowl combine all marinade ingredients.
  2. Add the chicken and mix it well, let it marinate covered in the refrigerator for around 2 hours.
  3. Remove chicken from the refrigerator then sprinkle and mix cornstarch and rice flour.
  4. Prepare a deep fryer heat to 180 then deep fry chicken for around 8-10 minutes depending on the thickness of the cut, do not overcook so chicken remains tender and juicy.
  5. Once cooked remove from deep fryer then place in a paper tower lined plate to drain excess oil.
  6. In a pan add a bit of oil then sauté curry leaves and green chillies, cook until crisp. Add the red chilli powder and the chicken, toss to combine. Serve hot.