Make these crispy coated chicken dippers by celeb chef Annabel Karmel with the kids.
They’re really easy to make and with our simple step-by-step picture recipe you’ll have these finger-licking chicken pieces ready in no time.
This recipe serves up to 4 people and takes 35 mins to prepare (plus marinating) and 15 mins to cook and is the perfect starter recipe for your child to try out with a little help from you.
Your child can learn all about raw meat – from washing your hands after touching it to how to cut the chicken into slices.
It’s the perfect dinner recipe too so they can help you make dinner – learning and cooking at the same time.
Annabel says: ‘These strips of chicken are coated in crisps! I’ve used cheese, but you can choose whichever flavour you like best.’
- 250g chicken breast, cut into thin slices
- 150g bag good-quality cheese-flavoured crisps
- 5tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
- 6tbsp plain flour
- 1 egg
For the marinade:
- 200ml buttermilk
- 1tsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1tsp soy sauce
- 1 small clove garlic, crushed
- ¼tsp paprika
- ¼tsp dried oregano
Recipes taken from My Favourite Recipes by Annabel Karmel (published by DK, £8.99)
Mix the ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl. Coat the chicken slices in the marinade. Cover and leave for at least an hour.
Next, preheat the oven to 200˚C/400˚F/Gas Mark 6. Crush the crisps into crumbs in a plastic bag. Then mix them with the Parmesan.
Mix the flour and pepper in one bowl. Beat the egg with 1tbsp cold water in a separate bowl. Dip the chicken in the flour, egg, then crumbs.
When done, place the chicken strips on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven for 15 mins. Turn over after 7 mins.
To make the maple mustard mayo sauce mix 4tbsp mayonnaise, 1tsp wholegrain Dijon mustard, 1½tsp maple syrup or honey and 1tsp cold water together in a small bowl.
To make the slightly spicy tomato sauce mix ½tsp sweet chilli sauce, 2tbsp tomato ketchup and 2tsp lime juice in a small bowl.
Your chicken dippers are now ready to be served.
Recipes taken from My Favourite Recipes by Annabel Karmel (published by DK, £8.99