Chicken tikka (Mauritian style)

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When people talked about chicken tikka it is always being referred as grilled tikka, or chicken tikka masala, but for many who do not about it, there is another way of making tikka, this is mostly done by muslim in the island of Mauritius, today i’ll share such a wonderful recipe, for this recipe we are going to need the following

ingredients:

  • 1chicken breat
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of garam masala
  • 2 tbsp of plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • breadcrumbs
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1 beaten egg

Then optional: You can use 1tbsp chicken tikka spices available in indian grocery stores or 1tbsp of razelhanout,

Methods:

  1. Wash the chicken and cut the breast in 2 portion, then take one portion and cut it again into 2 portion, and proceed the same way with the other half, you will get four portion of the chicken fillet
  2. Take one portion among the four place it on the chopping board and slice it horizontally just like slicing a cake, proceed like this with the rest of the chicken
  3. You will end up with 8 chicken slices
  4. Take a large bowl, put the chicken together with salt, pepper, yogurt, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, and mix everything well, let it rest for atleast 4 hours, but it is preferable to let it rest overnight
  5. Put the breadcrumbs in a plate, take one chicken portion and press one side in the breadcrumbs, then turn it and press the other side also, proceed like this with the rest
  6. Heat oil in a deep frying pan, dip the tikka in the beaten egg and deep fry for 3mins on each side
  7. Serve with salads, potato chips
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