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Virunthu – Crunchy Chicken Dipper’s



Crunchy  Chicken Dipper’s

(serves 6)

Kids will love this one!!!

500g chicken breast (skinless) 
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp fennel seed powder
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1 egg- beaten
vegetable oil – for frying
salt to taste




sam-96sam-991) In a mixing bowl add: turmeric powder,
cumin powder, fennel seed powder,
chilli powder and make sure
all the spices have been combined together.



sam-100sam-972) Separately on a chopping board
cut the chicken breast lengthways
into 2cm strips, then
add to the bowl of mixed spices.



sam-98sam-1013) Mix the chicken until
the spices have fully coated it.





4) Cover with cling film and leave in fridge while for about 20 minutes for it to marinate.


5) Heat the oil in a deep frying pan to 325-350oc .


6) Pour the breadcrumbs into a large flat plate. Remove the chicken from the fridge and dip each strip into the beaten egg and drain excess.


7) Then turn each piece into the breadcrumbs making sure it is well coated and pat off excess.


8) Once the oil is hot fry the chicken strips in small batches for about 5 minutes.


9) Drain off the excess oil on a paper towel.


This can be served with your favourite dipping sauce.