Give chicken an Indian-inspired flavor with Fried Chicken Masala. A two-hour marinade in sour cream, milk & garam masala makes this chicken masala unique.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
1/4 cup milk
5 tsp. garam masala, divided
1 broiler-fryer chicken (2-1/2 lb. to 3-1/2 lb.), cut into pieces
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tsp. salt
3 cups oil
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Let's Make It
Mix sour cream, milk and 2 tsp. garam masala; spoon over chicken in shallow dish. Turn to evenly coat chicken. Refrigerate 2 hours to marinate, turning chicken after 1 hour. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
Mix flour, cornstarch, salt and remaining garam masala in separate shallow dish. Add chicken; turn to evenly coat both sides of each piece.
Heat oil in large skillet to 350°F. Add half the chicken; cook 15 to 20 min. or until chicken is golden brown and done (165ºF). Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining chicken.
Serve this flavorful chicken with smart sides, such as your favorite hot steamed vegetable and a whole grain roll.
Garam masala is a key spice blend used in Indian cooking. Garam means warm in Hindi and masala refers to a blend of ground spices which includes cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, black pepper and cumin. Look for it in the ethnic or spice sections of your grocery store.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 14g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.