Chicken nuggets are a favourite snack among kids and adults alike. You can add the nuggets to your wraps or tortillas with your favourite sauce or devour them as an appetizer with a dip. Although chicken nuggets is a quintessential dish that requires less effort, we have a recipe with a unique twist of Indian spices that will modernize this recipe. Read on to know what exactly the twist is!
Baked Chicken Nuggets – a Quick and Easy Recipe with an Indian Twist!
For tikka masala curry paste
Grind all the tikka masala ingredients except water/oil in a blender or food processer. Add some water or oil to make a thick paste. Keep it aside. (This can stay in the fridge for up to one week)
In a bowl, add the washed chicken chunks, tikka masala curry paste, salt and yoghurt. Mix and coat the chicken well. Refrigerate it covered with a lid for 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 200°C. In a plate, mix breadcrumbs and dried onions. Place the marinated chicken pieces in the dry mix and coat them well.
Put the coated chicken pieces in a baking dish and brush some oil on them. Bake the chicken for 25 minutes. In a small bowl, mix all the dip ingredients and set aside.
Sprinkle some chaat masala on top and serve hot with lemon wedges and dip.
You can also use boneless chicken breast pieces to make this dish.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use egg for coating the nuggets?
Yes. Mix 1-2 beaten eggs with 2 tbsp water in a bowl. Use this egg wash before coating the nuggets with breadcrumbs.
What can I serve with chicken nuggets in my kid’s lunch box?
For the lunch box, you can serve chicken nuggets with ketchup or mayo-dip and some side salad or homemade potato wedges.
How to prepare chicken nuggets without an oven?
Chicken nuggets can also be deep-fried or shallow-fried in oil on a gas stove. Make sure the oil is about 175°C.