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Chicken Lollipop Recipe

Chicken lollipop is a spicy marinated chicken fried till crispy and juicy. Lollipop chicken makes a great party appetiser.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marination Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian, North Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 54 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 pieces Chicken Lollipop
  • Oil for Deep Frying

For Marination:

  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli Paste (I ground 3 dry red chillies with water)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp Cornflour / Cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp All Purpose Flour / Maida
  • Ajinomoto a pinch (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Mix chicken lollipop with all the marinating ingredients except cornflour and maida.. Keep aside for 30 mins.
  • Now add in cornflour and maida. Mix well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. Once the oil is hot, Drop chicken in hot oil, simmer the flame and cook on low heat for 10 mins till the chicken is cooked, Now increase the heat and fry the chicken on high heat for 5 mins or till the chicken get crispy and cooked.
  • Drain and serve.

Notes

  • Tips & Tricks for Chicken Lollipop

    • You can marinate the chicken and store in fridge upto 3 to 4 days.
    • Marinated chicken can be stored in freezer for upto a month. 
    • Instead of frying, you can air fry the chicken.
    • I added a dash of ajinomoto for restaurant taste, you can skip it.

    How do you Cut Chicken for Chicken Lollipop

    • Take a whole chicken leg.
    • Cut it in each joints. 
    • Now use a sharp knife to scrape the flesh from the chicken on each leg.
    • Gather it together to form into drumsticks like shape.
    • You will be getting around 2 to 3 chicken lollipop from each whole chicken leg and thigh portion.

    How to Make Chicken lollipop in Air fryer

    • Mix chicken lollipop with all the marinating ingredients except cornflour and maida.. Keep aside for 30 mins.
    • Now add in cornflour and maida. Mix well.
    • Preheat an air fryer at 180 degree C for 10 mins. Grease the inside of the air fryer with little oil. Brush more oil on the chicken. Arrange it in a single layer inside the air fryer. 
    • Bake it for 25 to 30 mins, flip it in between and keep cooking.

    How to Make Chicken lollipop in Oven

    • Mix chicken lollipop with all the marinating ingredients except cornflour and maida.. Keep aside for 30 mins.
    • Now add in cornflour and maida. Mix well.
    • Preheat oven at 180 degree C for 10 mins. Take a baking tray. Line it with parchment paper. Arrange chicken lollipop in a single layer. 
    • Brush with oil on the chicken. 
    • Bake it for 25 to 30 mins, flip it in between and brush with little extra oil keep cooking.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Lollipop Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 54 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 366mg16%
Potassium 92mg3%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 417IU8%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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