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Friday, April 15, 2016

Try This Delicious Cheese Chicken Popcorn At Home

Popcorn nuggets and cheese gives your taste buds the most satisfying feeling of chicken hors d'oeuvre or evening snacks. Chicken pieces coated with your favorite herbs and spices with a touch of cheese your family will love. As a cheese lover, I tend to try variety of dishes as much as I can. My husband is a chicken freak, he obviously wants to taste something different from the usual dishes. He prefer dishes like pasta, cutlets anything that is bite size and this one is the best finger food goodies for him. Every week I have to plan worth of breakfast, lunch, snacks and supper recipes list for my mains as they are easily jaded with the common cuisine. I think all the ladies out there go through the same scenario as mine.

Try this healthy, quick and easy cheese chicken popcorn recipe at home and I am sure you will forget to order from your favorite food outlets. Check out step by step methods for proper results - I hope I am improving in my photography skills ;)

Cheese Chicken Popcorn

 Try This Delicious Cheese Chicken Nuggets With Cheese

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: Less than 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 3 persons

7-8 pieces of boneless chicken, cut into cube shape
1 tablespoon grounded black pepper
1 tablespoon red chili flakes
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons cornflour
4 tablespoons wheat flour
Cheese slices or grated Parmesan cheese or cheese powder
1 egg
Salt to taste

Step 1
In a plate, mix 4 tablespoons of maida or wheat flour, 2 tablespoons of cornflour and a pinch of salt, mix well and keep it aside.

Step 2
  • Wash boneless chicken pieces and cut them into cube shape if possible, In a plate, mix boneless chicken pieces, 1/2 cup whisk egg, 1 tablespoon grounded black pepper, 1 tablespoon red chili flakes, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and salt to taste. Mix well and leave it for marination for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Now, add 1 tablespoon of oregano into the chicken mixture and mix well. You can also use different herbs as you like.
  • Heat oil in a pan, either shallow fry or deep fry the chicken popcorn, but I prefer shallow frying so I am using a frying pan for frying these cheesy popcorn.
  • Roll the chicken cubes one by one into the cornflour and wheat flour mixture and leave it for frying in a low-medium heat.
  • Before doing this, make sure you fix the small part of cheese slice into the chicken cubes with the help of a knife and your thumb. Simply cut the middle layer of each chicken cube with the help of the knife and gently insert and cover the cuts with cheese slices in it. This twist of chicken popcorn will definitely make you eat more than your normal appetite. 
  • If you don't have time to follow the above step, then you can simply mix 1-2 tablespoon of cheese powder into your wheat flour and corn flour mixture. 
  • Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese and serve hot with tomato ketchup, chili sauce and any dip of your choice.
Hope you like this twist, enjoy cooking this healthy snack at home. You can team up this dish with creamy salads.

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