Thread chicken|Chicken screwdriver

This chicken starter/snack is crunchy outside and juicy inside. Its best for ifthar as well as starters. Its simple, easy and yummy recipe. I have marinated the chicken stripes in spicy masala. Its completely optional. You can just add pepper and salt to season the chicken and proceed with the method.

Cooking time : 20 minutes

Ingredients :
Chicken marination :

  • Boneless chicken – 500 gms
  • Red chilly powder – 2 teaspoons
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Lime juice – of 1/2 lime

For coating :

  • Eggs – 2
  • Samosa sheets – 1 packet

Method :

  • Clean the chicken and cut them into stripes. ( Note: I have cut into short thin stripes. You can also cut into long stripes).
  • Add all the ingredients mentioned under Marination into a bowl , mix well and marinate the chicken stripes.
  • Cook the marinated chicken in cooker or open pan till its cooked. Remove the chicken and cool them. ( optional step as it will reduce the frying time).
  • Insert toothpick ( if short stripes) or bamboo skewers ( if long stripes) into the chicken and keep aside.
  • In a bowl , whisk the eggs well.
  • Cut the samosa sheets ( or spring roll sheets ) into thin stripes using knife or scissor, holding all together in a stack.
  • Dip the chicken in the egg and roll over the samosa stripes well.
  • Press the coated chicken gently with fist.
  • Follow these steps for all the chicken stripes and deep fry on medium flame till golden brown.
  • Crunchy chicken screwdriver is ready to serve with favorite dip.

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