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Chicken Crispy Tenders

Chicken Crispy Tenders
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Starters
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 400 gms chicken
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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For Marination:

  • 400 gms Chicken
  • 3/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 3/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp onion powder
  • Salt - to taste

For the Maida Mix

  • 2 cup maida/All purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the Egg mix

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Fo the oats Mix

  • 1 cup rolled oats - Crushed with hands slightly
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp mixed herbs


  • Clean chicken and cut them to bite sized pieces. Marinate them with chilli powder, pepper powder, salt, garlic powder and onion powder. Let it sit for 5-10 min.
  • Meanwhile, prepare three bowls.first with the maida (all purpose flour), salt and chilli powder.second with the eggs, salt and chilli powder.third with rolled oats, chilli powder and mixed herbs.
  • Take a handful of the marinated chicken, put them in maida mix. Coat them well. Put the pieces in deep fry skimmer (perforated spatula for deep frying). Shake it well to remove the excess maida coating from the chicken.
    Second Dip: Now, Put those chicken pieces into egg mix and coat them well. Take chicken pieces out with hands, squeeze them to take out extra eggs.
    Third Dip: Put them back again in the maida dip and coat it well. Take in a skimmer and shake it to remove excess maida coating.
    Fourth Dip: Put the pieces in oats mix and roll them well
    Get ready with all the pieces and put them in oil (in batches) and cook for 5- 10 minutes until crispy. Strain in paper towel.


For the Mayonnaise dip, Take eggless/Egg mayonnaise, drop in a pinch of garlic powder and a pinch of chilli powder. Mix well with a drop of water.
Arrange lettuce leaves in serving bowl, and the chicken pieces in it. drizzle mayonnaise mix on top.