Chicken pockets recipe with leftover Chicken

chicken pockets
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author The following information about this recipe was contributed by Monica Lopez: Recipe photo, Ingredients & Preparation.


For bread Pockets
Bread : 6nos.
For coating
Egg : 1
Pepper & chilli flakes optional
Oil for deep frying
Filling ingredients
Chicken : 250gms
Carrot : 1 chopped finely
Capsicum : 1 chopped finely
Cabbage : 1/4 grated finely
Corn kernels 1/2 boiled & crushed (give 1 pulse in mixer grinder)
Butter or oil : 2tsp
Green Chilli paste : 1-2tsp (depends on how spicy you want)
Mayonnaise : 3 tbsp
Turmeric : 1/2 tsp
Pepper : 1/2 tsp
Salt : to taste
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Pocket chicken is an easy to make snack. It can be made from leftover chicken. Great snack for kids as it has vegetables & chicken combo. Can add any vegetables of your choice. Its quick to make.

Chicken pockets preparation

  1. Roll bread to flatten it. Now cut it in round shape with help of a glass & cutter /knife.
  2. Now place 1 bread on top of another, seal the edges with little water.
  3. Now dip it in beaten egg. Then roll over in breadcrumbs which is mixed with chilli flakes & pepper (optional).
  4. Now deep fry bread, remove when slight golden. Now let it cool.
  5. Now cut the rounded bread from middle to make it a semicircle.
  6. Now you can open the semicircle like pocket & fill it with fillings.
    Preparation of filling for chicken pockets:
  7. Boil chicken with salt, turmeric & black pepper. Now shred the chicken.
  8. In a pan put butter or oil & saute finely chopped carrot, capsicum & cabbage. Season with salt.
  9. Now add corn kernels & chilli paste. Stir fry for few minutes till the raw smell goes. Then switch off the flame & let the mixture cool a bit.
  10. Now add shredded chicken & mayonnaise with the mixture & mix it well. Now taste to check for seasonings & adjust accordingly – your filling is ready now open the bread pocket & fill it.
  11. Serve hot and crispy chicken pockets with tomato sauce or any dipping of your choice.

This entry was written on October 10th, 2016 by in Baked / Fried and tagged with , , , , , , , , . Last revised on October 20th, 2016.

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