FRIED CHICKEN - SOUTH INDIAN STYLE

 

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Ingredients

  • Medium sized Pieces of Chicken with or without bones - 2 Lbs
  • Red Chilly Powder - 2 to 3 Tablespoons, depending on the spiciness you prefer.
  • Black Pepper Powder: 1 or 2 Teaspoons
  • Lime Juice:4 to 5 tablespoons
  • Turmeric Powder:1 Teaspoon
  • Salt: As required
  • Deep Fryer or Wok
  • Oil for Deep frying - Olive/Canola : as required.
  • Cilantro - half a bunch

Directions

  • You will need:
  • Medium sized Pieces of Chicken with or without bones - 2 Lbs
  • Red Chilly Powder - 2 to 3 Tablespoons, depending on the spiciness you prefer.
  • Black Pepper Powder: 1 or 2 Teaspoons
  • Lime Juice:4 to 5 tablespoons
  • Turmeric Powder:1 Teaspoon
  • Salt: As required
  • Deep Fryer or Wok
  • Oil for Deep frying - Olive/Canola : as required.
  • Cilantro - half a bunch
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  • Method:
  • Wash Chicken well and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Mix Chilly Powder / Black Pepper Powder / Lime Juice / Turmeric and Salt with some oil and make a nice paste
  • Apply this Paste to the Chicken Pieces. Ensure that the pieces are well coated. You may also make some fine slits/cuts into the chicken to make sure the marinade gets into the flesh.
  • Marinate for about 2 Hours in a flat-bottomed dish, cover dish with foil and place the chicken in your fridge.
  • After 2 about hours:
  • Pour Oil into the fryer / wok for deep frying.
  • Heat Oil to boiling.
  • Gently insert pieces of chicken into the Fryer/Wok.Ensure that excess marinade is left behind in the other pan.
  • When the chicken is nicely browned on all sides and cooked well (after about 7 minutes)remove chicken from Fryer/Wok (Wok cooking may take longer),making sure to drain all oil from the chicken.You can also place them on paper towels to remove all excess oil.
  • Cut some Onions rings and quickly fry in the fryer/wok till browned and slighlty cripsy. Place fried onion rings on top of the fried chicken.
  • Garnish with as much cilantro as you want. Squeeze juice of fresh lime/lemon on the chicken.
  • Serve Hot. Can also be eaten as an accompaniement with beer or other liquor/spirits.
  • Enjoy!!
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Notes

Categories: Asian  Deep Fryer  Main Dish  Poultry 

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