Crumb fry chicken in creamy BBQ sauce




For the crumb fried chicken:-

  1. Chicken – 250 grams; boneless, cut into 1″ cubes
  2. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Paprika powder – 1/2 tsp.
  4. Mustard paste – 1/4 tsp.
  5. Garlic – 3 big cloves; pasted
  6. Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp.
  7. Tomato ketchup – 1.5 tsp.
  8. Salt – 3/4 tsp. + 1/8 tsp.
  9. Oil – 1 tsp. + for deep frying
  10. Egg – 1 number; beaten with a pinch of salt
  11. Bread crumbs – as needed

For the sauce:-

  1. Butter – 1 tbsp.
  2. Plain flour – 1 tbsp.
  3. Water – 1/2 cup
  4. Cooking cream – 1/2 cup
  5. Salt and pepper powder – to taste
  6. Mustard powder – 1/4 tsp.
  7. BBQ sauce – 1/2 tbsp.
  8. Hoisin sauce – 1/2 tbsp.
  9. Parsley – 1 tsp.
  10. Fresh basil – 1 tsp.


  1. Marinate the chicken pieces with salt, pepper powder, paprika powder, mustard paste, ginger garlic paste, tomato ketchup and oil for 2-3 hours. Dip each marinated chicken piece in beaten egg and roll in bread crumbs. Heat oil for deep-frying the chicken pieces. When the oil becomes hot, reduce heat to minimum and carefully slide in the chicken cubes. Cook for just 2 minutes on each side or till golden brown in colour. Maintain the heat of the oil at medium while frying. Drain the fried chicken cubes on to a paper towel.
  2. For the sauce, heat the butter. Add the flour and cook on low heat for a minute. Add water, cream, salt, pepper, mustard powder & cook till saucy. Stir in the BBQ and Hoisin sauces. Add the chicken cubes, parsley and basil leaves & mix.
  3. Serve hot with garlic bread/ mashed potatoes/ use this as a sandwich filling.

Source:- Masala Mornings by Shireen Anwar

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