For a non-vegetarian, nothing spells delicious more than the mention of chicken, so much so that a feast without a chicken delicacy is a difficult one to imagine. Be it the fiercely spicy and juicy chicken curries or the soft and succulent kebabs chicken in any avatar is bound to impress a crowd. But more often it is these dry chicken dishes -- mostly snacks and starters -- that please the crowd instead of greasy, dripping curries. For one, dry snacks are ready to eat in the sense that one does not require much cutlery or accompaniments along with it. Secondly, the sheer variety! From kebabs and chicken wings to chilli chicken dry and much more, there are options galore when it comes to having a dry chicken feast.
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Here are 11 dry chicken recipes that you can try:
1. Dry Chilli Chicken
A fiery delight straight form Asian cuisine, chilli chicken is a popular one across age groups! With a hint of chillies and a mix of spices, this one is unmissable! Click here for the recipe.
2. KFC-Style Chicken Wings
Scrumptious and succulent chicken wings, paired with a flavourful dip on the side, is an experience unmatched and these KFC-style wings are here to take that a notch higher. Find the full recipe here.
3. Chicken Malai Seekh Kebab
Melt-in mouth kebabs laced with a flavorful and creamy masala, malai chicken seekh is a scrumptious mix of spices that you just can't miss! Click here for the recipe.
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4. Chicken 65
A spicy, south Indian chicken starter that can make you gasp at every bite! With flavours of curry leaves, Chicken 65 can easily be the winner on your snacks table. Find the full recipe here.
5. Peri Peri Chicken Satay
Boneless chicken chunks, marinated in a pool of spices and grilled to perfection, this chicken satay is a must-try. The addition of peri peri sauce makes this one a crowd pleaser! Click here for the recipe.
6. Chicken Farcha
Here's the best of Parsi cuisine that you can try in your kitchen too! Chicken Farcha is a deep-fried chicken appetiser that comes with a touch of desi flavours, coupled with juicy, boneless chicken thighs. It is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, chicken farcha can easily make you forget the American fried chicken! Click here for the recipe.
7. Chicken Popcorn
A perfect snack for a movie night with friends and family, crunchy and crispy chicken popcorns are a quick, easy and absolutely delicious mix of chicken chunks rolled in cornflour, eggs, red chilli powder and bread crumbs, fried till golden. Find the full recipe here.
8. Chicken Sukka
Also called kori sukka or kori ajadina, chicken sukka is a Mangalorean delicacy in which Sukka means 'dry'. It is a flavourful combination of a host of spices, freshly grated coconut and just two tablespoons of oil! The addition of special masala called Kundapur masala powder in the delicacy makes it a satisfying chicken treat! Find the full recipe here.
9. Oat Crusted Chicken Tenders
With the goodness of oats, flavours of green chilli, ginger-garlic and pepper, these succulent chicken tenders are a crispy treat that you just can't have enough of! Click here for the full recipe.
10. Low-Fat Pepper Chicken Dry
An Andhra-style chicken delicacy in which chicken is marinated with pepper and turmeric and tossed with subtle spices and curry leaves. This dry pepper chicken uses minimal oil and is perfect to satiate your spice cravings! Find the full recipe here.
11. Kerala Roast Chicken
Chicken and spices roasted together for a downright delicious affair! This Kerala-style roast chicken is a perfect option to cook for dinner since it is quick, easy and lip-smacking. Click here for the full recipe.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.