Cornflakes Crusted Fried Chicken, it just worth of trying, it’s simple and jiffy too and prefect snack for kids, my kids just love nuggets & pop corn, I am not satisfied to give them outside fast food. So, I made my own hence just tried them with Cornflakes crust it was outstand with the crunchy bite and with package of herbs, and tender chicken strip. This recipe I use chicken breast and then cut into tenders or fingers, and soak in buttermilk, for then coated with cornflakes with herbs and spices.
Buttermilk make the chicken fingers so juicy and incredible in taste, and coating, I use cornflakes crust add in the zip lock bag and crush with rolling pin lightly bit granulated and then add the spice & herbs, and shallow fry, can also bake this chicken fingers for healthy I did earlier but I tried with shallow fry, just wanted to have a experiment 😛 but it was too outstanding.
So, I am sure a box of cornflakes in every house pantry and some chicken in the Fridge ? so what you are waiting for do try and an impress your little one and feel proud, by give your kids healthy food, don’t forget to bake as well after having I am sure you will forget about Kentucky Fry Chicken, do some extra to pack for your angels to school too. Happy Cooking.
Yield: 4-5 servings
2 Skinless chicken breasts
1.5 cups Cornflakes Cereal
1.5 tsp. oregano dried
2 tbsp fresh coriander
1.5 tbsp. Garma Masala
1 cup buttermilk
1 Fresh Chilly – For garnish
1/2 Tomato – for garnish
2 Lime wedges – for garnish
Salt to taste
Rinse chicken breasts under running cold tap water and pat dry with kitchen towels.
Place the chicken breast on cutting board and cut lengthwise, slice chicken breasts into uniform 1 inch-wide strips. You can get about 5-7 strips per breast keep aside, take a large bowl add butter milk and chicken strips let is soak for 10 – 15 minutes.
In a large zip lock bag, add cornflakes, squeeze out air as possible much air and then seal bag. Using a rolling pin, roll over cereal, crushing the cornflakes into small uniform pieces for coating chicken tenders (don’t roll the cereal into a fine powder).
In a large deep dish, add the crushed cornflakes with oregano, fresh chopped coriander , garam masala (add according to each desire), salt until thoroughly combined.
Switch on the flame and keep a skillet add olive oil / any oil, let it heat meantime let coat the chicken breast add the seasoned cornflakes mixture into chicken strip remove the excess buttermilk and give a quick shake & slightly pressing mixture to help them adhere to chicken, and coat all the remaining chicken strip with same method.
When the oil is medium heat, place coated cornflakes crust chicken strips and let it cook for 6 minutes each side then flip to other side let it cook another 6 minutes (for total cooking 12 minutes) until golden brown, crispy, and cooked through.
Put the fried chicken on the kitchen tissue to take off the excess oil.
Serve with chilly, tomatoes & lemon, and any sauce or ketchup of your choice.
Cornflakes Crust Chicken can also be bake, take a baking and grease , place the cornflakes crust chicken strips leave about 2 centimeters of space between each strip.
Bake chicken tenders for about 6 minutes and then flip over on other side using tongs. Bake for another 6 minutes (for a total cooking time of 12 minutes) until it turn to golden brown & Crispy.
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❤ Linda ❤