Chicken starters
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12 Best chicken starters to make at home

Often when we are hosting a mini party ,get together ,family gatherings ,we need starters and if your guests love chicken, we need handy recipes to prepare them fast.Even when we are at home with family binge watching  Netflix on a weekend , these lovely chicken fries and kebabs can come to your rescue.

So here are a compilation of chicken starters from my blog which are tasty ,easy to make at home, delicious and do not require any exotic ingredients. These will make you evening merrier when served with your choice of beverages or any cocktail.

1.Chicken battered fry with honey mustard sauce

Chicken battered fried in honey and mustard sauce
This dish contains chicken fried in egg and flour batter and then dipped in honey mustard sauce.You can serve this dish in any party  as starters or along with the main course as a side dish
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2.Chicken Pahari and chicken Tandoori meat balls

Chicken Pahari and chicken tandoori meat balls
This kebab platter is colorful and attractive.The platter includes two types of kebabs one is green and another red. The Pahadi (meaning Hills) kebab recipe originates from Uttaranchal which is adjacent to the Himalayas.This is a handy recipe as it does not include marination but in case you want to prepare it with chicken chunks you need to marinate it for 3 to 4 hours in refrigerator.
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3. Chicken Pahari kebab

Murg Pahari tikka kebab
Murg Pahari kebab here which is a dish from the hills in North India dark green in color imparted by greens like spinach, coriander and mint leaves
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4. Crumb fried chicken

Crispy chicken fry
This is a crunchy fried chicken recipe which you can quickly make during any time of the day.The chicken is first marinated and then coated with a crispy coating followed by deep fry in oil.Kids will love it.
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5. Crispy Coconut Chicken fry

Crispy coconut chicken fry
This is a very simple homemade chicken fry which is beautifully crispy and has a flavor of coconut in the crispy coating.
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6.Chicken kobiraji Balls

Chicken kobiraji balls
It is a traditional recipe which is popular in West Bengal originally in cutlet form .it is made with chicken and eggs.It is said that this recipe originally belonged to Great Britain and is popular from the times since when British used to rule India and Calcutta was their capital.The main attraction of this recipe is that the cutlet is covered with crispy net of egg.
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7. Chicken roulade Indian style

Chicken roulade Indian style
Chicken roulade can be a delicious wholesome dish and when served with some stir fried vegetables can serve as a filling brunch or dinner. Boneless chicken breasts are stuffed and  rolled to form a cylindrical shape and tied with a thread and shallow fried.
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Chicken roulade

8. Chicken and Rice kebabs

Chicken rice kebabs
These are soft and spicy kebabs made from leftover rice and minced chicken.You can substitute the chicken with mutton or fish.
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9. Minced chicken red lentils kebab

Minced chicken red lentils kebab
This is a protein packed recipe with red lentils which is also known as Masoor dal. This is an extremely tasty lentil and can be used to make soups , pattice and regular dals. The resulting kebab is absolutely melt into mouth from inside ..with a  pleasant earthy flavor  which you will like.
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10. Stuffed chicken breasts

Stuffed chicken breasts
These are fried chicken breast pieces stuffed with grated cottage cheese spiced with coriander chutney
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11. Fiery grilled chicken

Fiery grilled chicken
These are spicy marinated chicken pieces charred over fire and grilled Ingredients
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12. Chicken empanadas

How to make empanadas
This a baked or fried stuffed pastry popular in America ,Spain,Portugal and parts of South America. They are popular snacks all over the world and filled with a variety of fillings including seafood, beef, pork etc.
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Chicken empanadas


Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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