Butterfly chicken is a very delicious starter dish. It resembles butterfly somewhere ; hence the name. Thank you dear Afra for sharing the recipe. Its my kids’ new favorite. Chicken cubes are marinated and kept inside a slice of potato through which the toothpick is screwed in. Go on, check the recipe and give it a try.
Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cook Time : 15 minutes
- Chicken breast – 150 gms
- mint leaves – 1/4 cup
- coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
- green chilly- 3
- curd – 1/2 cup
- cream (fresh / tin) – 1/4 cup
- ginger – garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
- pepper powder – 1-2 teaspoon
- chat masala powder – 1-2 teaspoon
- chicken masala powder – 1 teaspoon (optional)
- potato – 1 big
Step 1 : Clean and wash the chicken breast well. Pat dry. Cut it into small cubes. Keep it aside.
Step 2 : Grind together mint leaves , coriander leaves and green chillies in a blender to a fine paste with 1 teaspoon curd. Transfer this paste to a bowl.
Step 3 : To this, add ginger – garlic paste, curd, cream, pepper powder, chat masala powder, chicken masala powder. Add salt as required. Mix well.
Step 4 : Marinate the chicken cubes in the above. Keep it aside.
Step 5 : Make thin slices of potato. Place one marinated chicken cube inside a potato slice and pierce a toothpick through them. Repeat the same for all the chicken cubes.
Step 6 : Heat enough oil in a kadai. Deep fry these butterfly chicken until it turns golden.
Check out these snack recipes as well –
- Chicken Bites / Chicken Pops
- Thread chicken|Chicken screwdriver
- Paneer nuggets
- Cheesy potato tikkis
- Shami Kabab
- Chicken fingers