How to make Crusted Chicken -

Marinated boneless chicken pieces rolled in cornflake mixture and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken Breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Cornflakes

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Crusted Chicken

Crusted 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Crusted Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken Breast 3

  • Cornflakes 2 cups

  • Chana chor garam 1 cup

  • Dried breadcrumbs 1/2 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • A fresh mint sprig for garnishing


Step 1

Coarsely grind corn flakes, chana chor garam and breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Cut each chicken breast horizontally into 2 pieces.

Step 3

Mix together garam masala powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, dried mango powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, chilli flakes and salt in a large zip lock bag.

Step 4

Rub ginger-garlic paste and lemon juice over the chicken breasts and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Place one marinated chicken piece at a time in the zip lock bag and coat it evenly with the dry masala.

Step 6

Transfer the coarsely ground cornflakes mixture into another large zip lock bag. Put the chicken pieces, one at a time, into it and coat it evenly with the cornflakes mixture. Pound it with a steak hammer from both sides.

Step 7

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, place the chicken pieces in it and cook, flipping sides, till evenly crisp on both sides. Transfer onto a plate or chopping board.

Step 8

Cut into 1 inch horizontal strips and transfer onto a serving plate. Garnish with a mint sprig and serve hot.

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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.