Lollipop Chicken (Lollipop Murgh)

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To make a meal out of this popular Indo-Chinese appetizer, serve it with Indian flatbreads and a squeeze of lemon juice or basmati rice.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 4 hours 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp. corn flour
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ½ Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 8 small chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the ginger-garlic paste, all-purpose flour, corn flour, soy sauce, red chili powder, sugar, and vinegar. Add enough water to make a thin, smooth consistency. Add the chicken and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • In a deep pan, heat 5 to 6 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Add a few pieces of chicken to the oil, and pan-fry until crisp. If the oil begins to splatter, you can cover the pan with a splatter guard or a cover. Continue until all the pieces are cooked. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and place on a paper towel to drain off any excess oil. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp. corn flour
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ½ Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 8 small chicken drumsticks, skinned
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the ginger-garlic paste, all-purpose flour, corn flour, soy sauce, red chili powder, sugar, and vinegar. Add enough water to make a thin, smooth consistency. Add the chicken and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • In a deep pan, heat 5 to 6 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Add a few pieces of chicken to the oil, and pan-fry until crisp. If the oil begins to splatter, you can cover the pan with a splatter guard or a cover. Continue until all the pieces are cooked. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and place on a paper towel to drain off any excess oil. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories700
Total Fat51g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol270mg
Sodium650mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein52g