Oven-fried chilli chicken Recipe

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Oven-fried chilli chicken
Lightly spiced, crisp chicken pieces baked in the oven, rather than fried, to reduce those pesky calories.
Oven-fried chilli chicken Recipe
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Prep Time 480 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
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Ingredients
For the marinade
For the chicken
Prep Time 480 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
For the marinade
For the chicken
Oven-fried chilli chicken Recipe
Votes: 0
Rating: 0
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
  1. For the marinade, combine all the marinade ingredients in a pestle and mortar and mix well to make a paste. Add the chicken and coat each piece well in the paste. Cover with cling film and leave for a couple of hours or overnight in the fridge. Bring back to room temperature before continuing.
  2. Preheat the oven to 225C/435F/Gas 7.
  3. Pour the oil into a roasting pan large enough to hold all the chicken pieces in one layer. Place the pan on a high shelf in the oven for 15 minutes to heat up.
  4. Mix the salt, black pepper and cumin into the breadcrumbs. Take the chicken out of the marinade, letting the excess drip off and roll each piece in the crumbs ensuring an even coating on all sides.
  5. Dip the chicken pieces into the beaten egg and add a second coating of crumbs. Place them on the baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes. Then lower the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6, turn the chicken and cook for another 15-25 minutes (depending on the size of the chicken pieces), or until cooked through.
  6. Place on a serving dish, cut the lemon into wedges and serve.

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