How to make Barley and Chicken Nuggets -

Soaked barley mixed with chicken mince and condiments, rolled in cornflakes and shallow-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Barley (जौ), Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा)

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Barley and Chicken Nuggets

Barley and Chicken Nuggets Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Barley and Chicken Nuggets Recipe

  • Barley soaked overnight & drained 1/2 cup

  • Chicken mince 1 cup

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Garlic cloves 12

  • Fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Cornflakes 1/2 cup

  • Bread crumbs dry 1 cup

  • Oil for shallow frying


Step 1

Roughly chop the onion and put into a mixer jar. Add the garlic, coriander leaves, chicken mince, pearl barley, salt and pepper powder and grind till well blended. Add the refined flour and egg. Mix well.

Step 2

Transfer into a bowl, cover with clingfilm and keep in the freezer for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 3

Crush the cornflakes and mix with the breadcrumbs in a plate.

Step 4

Take the chicken mince out of the freezer, shape into sixteen small nuggets, roll in cornflakes-breadcrumb mixture and press lightly. Refrigerate for ten minutes.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 6

Place a few nuggets at a time and cook till the underside is golden brown. Turn over and cook till the other side is equally golden brown.

Step 7

Serve hot with chilli sauce or tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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