How to make Buttermilk Herbed Chicken -

Crisp and bursting with flavour these deep fried herbed chicken pieces are absolutely delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken on the bone (हड्डी समेत चिकन), Buttermilk (छास)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Buttermilk Herbed Chicken

Buttermilk Herbed 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 : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Buttermilk Herbed Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken on the bone cut into 2 inch pieces 750 grams

  • Buttermilk 1 cup

  • Thyme finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Oregano chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Shallots finely chopped 4-5

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Eggs beaten 2

  • Bread crumbs dried for coating

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Mix together olive oil, shallots, garlic, thyme, oregano, crushed peppercorns, salt and buttermilk in a bowl.

Step 2

Add chicken pieces, mix well, cover with cling film and refrigerate to marinate for 4-5 hours.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 4

Coat each chicken piece with flour, dip in egg and coat with breadcrumbs.

Step 5

Deep-fry the prepared chicken pieces in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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