Spiced Chicken Bites

Boneless chicken pieces marinated with spices and pan cooked. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Spiced Chicken Bites

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Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Cumin seeds
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 2-2.30 hour
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Spiced Chicken Bites

  • 400 grams Boneless chicken cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 10 Black peppercorns
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 medium Onion roughly sliced
  • 1 inch Ginger piece roughly sliced
  • 4 Garlic cloves
  • 3-4 Green chillies halved
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil


  1. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, cloves and cinnamon.
  2. Mix together onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies, lemon juice and the roasted spices and grind to a fine paste. Add salt and mix well.
  3. Marinate chicken pieces in this paste for two hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and cook the marinated chicken pieces on medium heat for five minutes, stirring continuously.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and cook on low heat for five minutes or till chicken pieces are fully cooked, stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.