Juicy, tender, spicy and tasty Chicken Seekh Kabab is an all time favourite among chicken lovers.
Best served with onion rings flavoured with chat masala and green coriander chutney. I even added some tomatoes too.
Some important pointers-
- Using fresh mince will give better(moister)kababs.
- If you can get fresh mince frozen is just fine. Make sure to defrost well in advance and put it in a strainer to remove excess liquid.
- You can use chicken breast if you can’t get mince chicken. Simply chop chunks of breast peice in food processor with a blade attachment and your chicken will be minced.
- Although marinating is not really required but it does make a difference when it comes to taste. The spices are more blended and well absorbed.
- Chop everything really small so that it’s easier to skewer them. I use this chopper.
So now that we got the basics right we can start with the prep.
Directions to make chicken seekh kabab-
Succuent & Juicy Chicken seekh Kababs recipe!
- 500 gm Minced Chicken
- 2-3 large onions finely chopped
- 1 large capsicum finely chopped optional
- Salt as per taste
- 1 tbsp chilli powder add less or as per your taste
- 2 tbsp Jeera powder
- 1 tbsp garam masala
- 1 tbsp chaat masala optional
- 2 cups bread crumbs you may need more or less
- Skewers for kebabs
- Oil for basting the kababs
- In a large mixing pot add minced chicken.
- Add chopped onions and capsicum.
- Now add all the masalas.
- Mix everything well.
I like to use my hands. Massage the masalas in the chicken well(upto 2-3 mins turning over again and again).
- If you want to cook it later at this step put it back in the freezer.
- If not add bread crumbs half cup at a time. Mix just enough so that the chicken mince hold its form.
- Now to prepare skewers oil them well and keep aside.
- Also heat a non stick tawa, pan, skillet on medium flame.
- To make skewers oil your hands or wet your hands.
- Now make a small ball with mince and flatten on your hand.
- Hold skewers from one end and start making kababs but pushing it’s on the skewers. Use your thumb and index finger to make sma ring and shape the kababs.
- Once all the kebabs are ready place them one by one on the skillet. I made 3-4 at a time.
- Brush little oil or even ghee on top.
- Flip only after 2-3 mins. Cook on each side. Similarly cook all the skewers.
- Serve with onion rings and coriander chutney.
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