Chicken bites or chicken pops is yet another snack that can be prepared for ifthar . It is also called ‘toothpick chicken’ as the ingredients are pricked into the toothpick before frying. Eating tip – Pop the entire chicken bite at once into the mouth to relish the real taste of it.
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- Chicken boneless – 50-100 gms
- onion – 1 medium (cut into chunks)
- potato – 1 small
- egg – 1
- maida/ all purpose flour – as needed
- bread crumbs – as needed
- Green masala paste (optional) – 1 teaspoon
- pepper – 1 teaspoon
- turmeric powder – 1/5 teaspoon
Step 1 : Cook chicken with pepper, turmeric and salt.Once cooked, cut it into bite / chunk size pieces. Peel and Cook Potato with salt. once cooked, cut potato also into bite/chunk size pieces.
Step 2 : (Optional) Apply Green masala paste to chicken pieces ( this is to make it spicy).If you don’t have green paste , just make a paste of 1 greenchilly, ginger-garlic paste (1/5 teaspoon) , 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder, 3-4 mint and coriander leaves.
Step 3: Take a toothpick . Prick chicken , onion , potato into it.
Step 4 : Break open an egg into a bowl and whisk it. Take a little maida and breadcrumbs in separate bowls. Dip the pricked chicken pops into egg; then dust it with maida. Then again dip it in egg and roll it over breadcrumbs
Step 5 : Heat enough oil in a kadai.When it is hot, deep fry the chicken pops until golden brown on all the sides.
The Chicken pops / chicken bites are ready!!! Serve it with your favorite dip.