How to make Paper Wrapped Chicken -

Chicken wrapped in rice or butter paper and fried in oil.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Rice paper (राई राईस पेपर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Paper Wrapped Chicken

Paper Wrapped 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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paper Wrapped Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken 300 grams

  • Rice paper as required

  • Whole dry red chilli 2-3

  • Five spice powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions finely chopped 8-10

  • Egg 1

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Soak red chillies in half a cup of hot water for ten minutes. Drain, remove stems and cut into julienne. Mix chicken pieces with five spice powder, ginger, red chillies, soy sauce, sugar, salt to taste and spring onions.

Step 2

Rest the marinated chicken for an hour, preferably in a refrigerator. Whisk egg with a pinch of salt and set aside.

Step 3

Cut sixteen pieces of rice paper/butter paper measuring six-inches by six-inches. Brush each piece of paper with whisked egg and place two tablespoons of marinated chicken on one side of the paper.

Step 4

Drizzle some marinade on the chicken and roll tightly. Finally press or twist the two ends to seal.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a wok or deep pan and deep-fry the paper wrapped chicken in hot oil for two to three minutes.

Step 6

Drain well and serve immediately with Green Grape Salsa or a spicy sauce of your choice.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.