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Chicken nuggets with masala cream dip

Chicken nuggets with masala cream dip

Prep 15 mins 4 people

An exotic take on a treasured classic – our recipe for Chicken nuggets with masala cream dip offers golden-hued treats with a side of spiced sour cream. Coated with browned butter before being dunked in egg wash and crispy breadcrumbs, filleted chicken chicken fillets get a golden hue from a quick turn in a frying pan.

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Masala cream dip

  • 150 ml creme fraiche 30%
  • ½ tsp coarse salt
  • ½ tbsp garam masala

Chicken nuggets

  • 250 g butter
  • 500 g chicken fillet in small pieces (approx. 2 x 2 cm)
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 85 g breadcrumbs, e.g. Panko


Masala cream dip

1. Combine sour cream, salt and garam masala and give it a good whisking.

2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 min. Season to taste.

Chicken nuggets

1. Combine the flour and salt on a plate.

2. Beat the eggs in a wide bowl and place the breadcrumbs on a third plate.

3. Melt half the butter in a sauté pan over a high heat, but without browning, then reduce to a medium heat.

4. First, coat the chicken pieces in flour, then dip them in egg and finally coat with breadcrumbs.

5. Fry the chicken for approx. 2 min. on each side and serve with the masala cream dip.