Asian style Carrot Chicken Cutlets- Pan Fried Chicken Cutlets
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Recipe type: snack
Cuisine: Indian
  • Cooked chicken, shredded- 1½ cups
  • Oil- 1½ tbsp
  • Carrot, shredded- 1, large carrot
  • Onion, chopped small- 1
  • Mushrooms, shredded- 1 cup
  • Ginger, minced- 1 tsp
  • Garlic, minced- 1 tsp
  • Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Hoisin sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Tomato ketchup- 2 tbsp
  • Cooked potato, mashed- 2, medium sized
  • Spring onions, chopped- 1 stalk
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handfuls
  • Salt- to taste
  • Oil- for pan frying the cutlets or deep frying
  • Egg, beaten- 2 (or use whites of 2 eggs)
  • Bread crumbs
  1. Season 1 chicken breast with salt and ground pepper, cook covered till the chicken has cooked well, let cool down and shred it using a fork or with your hands.
  2. Cook the potatoes in the microwave or in boiling water. Let cool down, peel of the skin and mash with wooden spoon. Keep aside.
  3. Place a pan or wok over medium heat, add oil.
  4. Add ginger and garlic minced, saute till golden in color.
  5. Add onion, saute till translucent.
  6. Add shredded carrots and mushrooms along with ¼ cup water.
  7. Cook covered till the veggies have almost cooked.
  8. Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce, tomato ketchup and ground pepper, combine well and cook for a minute.
  9. Add the shredded cooked chicken, combine well and cook for a minute.
  10. If there is any liquid in the mixture, cook over high heat till the liquid dries off.
  11. Add the mashed potatoes, along with spring onions and cilantro, combine well.
  12. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  13. Remove the pan from the heat, let the mixture cool down.
  14. Make medium sized patties, flatten between the palm of your hands, keep aside.
  15. You could either pan fry or deep fry the cutlets.
  16. Heat oil in a frying pan: 4 tbsp for pan frying and more for deep frying.
  17. Dip the patties first in beaten egg and then coat it evenly with bread crumbs.
  18. Place the patties over the oil, pan fry till both sides turn golden brown in color or deep fry.
  19. Transfer to a kitchen paper towel, serve warm along with any Asian dipping sauce.
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