Butter Fried Chicken with Curry Mayonnaise

Chicken marinated with curry leaves and other masalas, rolled in mixed flours, fried in butter and served with curry leaves flavoured mayonnaise This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Butter Fried Chicken with Curry Mayonnaise
Main Ingredients Boneless chicken breasts, Curry leaves
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Butter Fried Chicken with Curry Mayonnaise

  • 2 Boneless chicken breasts
  • 10-11 Curry leaves
  • 2½ tablespoons Butter
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 4-5 Green chillies finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon Refined flour (maida)


  1. Slit the chicken into two and transfer into a bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, half green chillies, turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon red chilli powder, crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well.
  2. Roughly chop half of the curry leaves and add to the bowl. Add lemon juice and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Heat ½ tablespoon butter in a non-stick pan. Roughly chop remaining curry leaves and add to the pan. Add remaining green chillies. Switch off the heat, cool and transfer in a bowl. Add mayonnaise and mix well. Add crushed peppercorns, salt and remaining red chilli powder and mix well and set aside.
  4. Add rice flour, cornflour and refined flour to the marinated chicken and mix well. Set aside.
  5. Heat remaining butter in a non-stick pan, add marinated chicken and drizzle the hot butter from the pan on the chicken. Cook the chicken on either side till crisp and fully done.
  6. Serve hot with mayonnaise dip.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1038
Carbohydrates 26.4
Protein 68.7
Fat 73.1
Other Fiber Vitamin B12-1.4mcg