How to make Crunchy Coconut Chicken -

Marinated boneless chicken strips rolled in spiced coconut-breadcrumb mixture and deep-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Scraped coconut (कसा हुआ नारियल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Crunchy Coconut Chicken

Crunchy Coconut Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crunchy Coconut Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1½ inch strips 250 grams

  • Scraped coconut ½ cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Bread crumbs dried ¾ cup

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Curry leaves finely chopped 4-6

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2-3 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Egg 1


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 2

Put breadcrumbs, chili flakes, ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves, coconut, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl and mix well. Add cornflour and mix well. Spread this mixture on a plate.

Step 3

Take chicken in a bowl. Add crushed peppercorns, salt and egg and mix well.

Step 4

Coat the chicken strips with breadcrumb mixture and place them on a plate.

Step 5

Deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.