How to make Chicken A la Kiev -

Chicken cooked in French style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : French

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken A la Kiev

Chicken A la Kiev 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 : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken A la Kiev Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Butter 1 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Thyme springs fresh 1-2

  • Oregano springs fresh 1-2

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Bread crumbs 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 2


Step 1

Combine butter, parsley, torn thyme sprigs, torn oregano sprigs and garlic in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Slit the chicken breasts and open them.

Step 3

Fill a piping bag with the butter mixture.

Step 4

Sprinkle some salt and crushed peppercorns over the slit chicken breasts. Pipe out the butter mixture in the center, roll tightly and seal the edges. Place the rolls on a plate and refrigerate for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Spread refined flour and breadcrumbs on 2 different plates. Break eggs into a bowl and whisk well.

Step 6

Coat chicken rolls with refined flour, dip in eggs and coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat the process once more, place the chicken rolls on a plate and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 8

Gently slide the rolls into the hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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