How to make Almond Crusted Chicken -

Marinated boneless chicken pieces rolled in spiced chopped almonds and deep-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Almond Crusted Chicken

Almond Crusted Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Almond Crusted Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Almonds chopped 1½ cups

  • Light soy sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • White wine vinegar ½ tablespoon

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Slit chicken breasts horizontally and cut diagonally into medium size pieces. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Add soy sauce, garlic, salt, crushed peppercorns, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, egg and vinegar and mix well. Set aside for 20-25 minutes.

Step 3

Spread the almonds on a plate and add remaining cornstarch, salt and crushed peppercorns. Mix well.

Step 4

Coat the marinated chicken with the almond mixture evenly.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the almond crusted chicken till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens and a lemon wedge.

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