Easy Simple Chicken Fry | How to make Easy Simple Chicken Fry

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  20th May 2017  |  
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About Easy Simple Chicken Fry Recipe

This is one of the simplest Chicken dish made using very few ingredients. Chicken is marinated in curd, cracked peppercorns, vinegar and cook with kashmiri red chillies and ghee. Wind up the dish by adding lots of curry leaves at the end.

Easy Simple Chicken Fry is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Easy Simple Chicken Fry by Akum Raj Jamir has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 3 people. You can find Easy Simple Chicken Fry at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Easy Simple Chicken Fry takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Easy Simple Chicken Fry is a good option for you. The flavour of Easy Simple Chicken Fry is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Easy Simple Chicken Fry on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Easy Simple Chicken Fry recipe on the page below.

Easy Simple Chicken Fry

Ingredients to make Easy Simple Chicken Fry

  • chicken - 300 gms
  • curd - 3 tbsp 
  • peppercorns - 1 tbsp cracked
  • ghee - 2 tbsp 
  • Kashmiri red chillies - 6-7 broken
  • curry leaves - 2 sprigs
  • lemon juice - 1 tbsp 
  • salt to taste 
  • water as required

How to make Easy Simple Chicken Fry

  1. Marinate the chicken with curd, pepper, salt to taste and keep aside for sometime. 
  2. Heat ghee in a pan. Add the Kashmiri chilies and saute for a minutes.
  3. Add the chicken, stir and mix well. Cover the pan and cook on low-medium heat for 5-10 mins stirring frequently. Sprinkle little water and continue to cook for 5 mins. Not much water required here. 
  4. Add curry leaves and cook on high heat for 3-5 mins. Add lemon juice and take off the heat. Serve hot.

Knowing a good chicken fry recipe is a must especially when hosting a party at home since these
make the perfect finger food items at a party. May it be adults or kids, its chicken and its fried – so,
will people not love it? For those who love to have chicken, this is an absolute favourite and even
those who do not have chicken that much, this one is something that occasionally bite into as well.
And the best part about this dish is that it is a global favourite with its variations existing all around
the world.
The common factor of many chicken fry varieties
Chicken fries are, basically, prepared with a coat of flour or crumbs on chicken washed with egg
wash. While the basic remains the same, the taste will matter from place to place depending on the
additional ingredients that have been used. It can be prepared in a little gravy dish as well as is done
with Andhra Chicken fry or fried chicken balls can be added to any Indo-Chinese gravy to fashion a
typical Indian Chinese dish from it. If you take a look at a typical how to prepare chicken fry recipe,
you will find that these are best enjoyed with mustard sauce and some freshly chopped vegetables.
You can also enjoy a bucket of KFC’s chicken, which is also deep fried chicken. Thus, chicken fry is
rather an umbrella term within which various varieties exist.
The origin of Chicken fries
Well, there are so many variations of this dish that it is very difficult to point out and say that this dish
originated from here. However, there is one lineage which traces back to Europe and the story of how
chicken fry reached America. Well, this history begins with the Scots. While most of the Europeans
boiled or baked their chicken, as we can see today with any continental cuisine, the Scottish people
made it a point to fry their chicken. When many Scottish people immigrated to the America, they
carried this tradition of frying chicken with them. Thus, slowly, thanks to the Scots, fried chicken
became popular in America. However, when you take a look at a how to make chicken fry recipe
step by step, you will see that certain spices are added to, and there is a story behind that as well.
With the emergence of the slave trade, many Africans brought with them their spices, which they
added to the fried chicken making it all the more delicious. Thus, thanks to an amalgamation of
tradition, America today has its very own famous version of the fried chicken, which is actually
enjoyed all across the world!
Is a chicken fry healthy or not?
Well, when it comes to determining whether this particular dish is healthy or not, then it is important
to remember here that since most chicken fries are deep fried, they cannot be healthy. If you calculate
the nutritional value of chicken fry recipe, you will see that it has a high cholesterol and fat content.
More than the oil, this is mainly because the chicken that we eat today is broiler and infused with
testosterone hormone which makes it rather unhealthy. However, it is also rich in protein and an
occasional indulgence is always permissible.
Making the chicken fry perfect
There are basically two things that you can do in order to fry a perfect batch of chicken fries- you
need to first make sure that you follow whichever quick and easy chicken fry recipes that you are
following since each place comes with its own variety and on top of that when you serve the ready
fries, until and unless placed in a gravy, always serve them with either a mayo or tangy sauce dip!

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Reviews for Easy Simple Chicken Fry (4)

Shona Sonaa year ago


Kartik Dahikar2 years ago

Awesome recipe. Added onions with chillies. Loved it.

Ritika Wadhawan2 years ago

Tried it... was so tasty!!!

Sheetal Sharma3 years ago


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