Finally i have posted my lil girls pics on facebook..Many of you have asked for it, so i am sharing it in my blog too..This picture was taken on her 4th month. Now she is on her 5th month, turning so naughty and doing new stuffs each day..She is such a cutie pie, she is making my life meaningful..love her so much..
That's my lil daughter Maha aka Praniska
Now coming back to today's recipe..Ever since i made the fried crumbed chicken, i wanted to try out the baked version of it..When i came across this recipe, i wanna try it so badly. And i tried it and it was so crispy yet juicy. Hubby loved it so much and finished most of it by himself.
There is few tips to make the chicken crispy..I placed the crumbed chicken over hot oil, that ensures the crumb turn really crispy..This is a little spicy dish, if you wish you could reduce the chilli level and make it less spicy..You can check out my baked chicken nuggets and fried chicken nuggets..So try it and let me know how it turned out..
Preparation Time : 15 mins
Marinating Time : 8 Hours or Overnight
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Serves - 3 to 4
Recipe Source : Anjum Anand
Chicken - 500 grams (With Bone)
Breadcrumbs - 3 cups
Salt - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tblspn
Eggs - 2
Oil - 1/4 cup
Garlic - 10 cloves
Ginger - 2 inch piece
Green Chilli - 6
Lemon Juice - 3 tblspn
Salt to taste
Take marinade ingredients in a blender and make into a fine paste. Take that in a bowl, add in chicken pieces and mix well. Cover this with plastic wrap. let this marinade for 3 to 4 hours or overnight in fridge.
Now remove it from fridge and let it come to room temparature.
Mix garam masala and salt with breadcrumbs in a bowl and set aside.. Beat eggs in a separate bowl and set aside.
Take the chicken out of marinade and roll it in breadcrumbs. Now dunk them in egg mixture, roll them again in breadcrumbs and place it in a rack or plate. When you have finished with every piece of chicken, leave to sit for 10 mins.
Preheat the oven to 220 Degree C / 440 Degree F.
Take a baking tray, pour oil in it, place the tray in oven and let it heat for 10 to 15 mins.
When it is hot, place the chicken on the tray and put it back in the oven, lower the oven temparature to 200 degree C / 400 Degree F and cook for 20 mins.
Now take the tray from oven and flip the chicken over and cook again for 25 mins.
Remove from oven and drain it in paper towel.
Serve with ketchup or sweet chilli sauce.
|Start by making marinade..Add garlic in a mixer|
|Add in ginger|
|Add in green chillies|
|Pour some lemon juice in|
|Season with salt|
|Make it into a smooth paste|
|Transfer that to a bowl|
|Add chicken pieces|
|Mix well to coat the chicken|
|Cover with plastic wrap|
|Leave it in fridge overnight|
|Remove it from fridge|
|Take all other ingredients|
|Take breadcrumbs in a bowl|
|Add in salt and garam masala powder|
|Take a chicken|
|Coat in breadcrumb|
|When it is coated on all sides|
|Dip it in egg|
|Now take it out of egg mixture|
|Coat again in breadcrumbs|
|When it is well coated|
|Place it in a plate|
|Take a baking tray, cover it with oil in a single coating|
|Put it in oven and heat it up|
|When it is hot, place the chicken in it|
|Bake it for 30 mins..|
|Flip over and cook again|