Tuesday, January 8, 2013

FRANGO PASSARINHO ( Deep-Fried Chiken)


This is a Brazilian snack which is usually served as a snack with beer in pubs and small eateries.

Ingredients:
Chicken (with bones) ... 1/2 kg (cut into small pieces)
Garlic ................... 4-5 cloves (crushed)
Lemon juice ........ 2-3 tbsps
White wine ......... 1/4 cup (optional)
Nutmeg powder .... 1 pinch ( can add any other spice if you like)
Salt ................. to taste
Oil ............. to fry
Flour ....... 2 tbsps ... to dust
Spring onions and lemon wedges ... for garnishing

Method:
1. Wash the chicken pieces and marinate them with lemon juice, garlic, nutmeg powder,white wine (optional) and salt.
2. Drain the water and dust the dry flour on the chicken pieces.
3. Deep fry them until golden and crispy.
4. Garnish with spring onions and lemon wedges.
5. Serve with herb-flavoured olive oil.
(mix dry herbs, a little salt and vinegar in the olive oil. You can make this and store in a bottle for better results)

22 comments:

  1. looks very tempting and crispy..
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    1. Yes rekha , absolutely crispy and Divine

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  2. Wonderful to learn this fried chicken from you,thanks for sharing.

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  3. wow such a lovely recipe shobha looks so so good :)

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  4. super tempting and inviting...

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  5. Chicken deep fry... Lovely recipe.I got hungry...

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  6. Im always tempted with chicken dishes...would love to have some...

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    1. Chicken snacks are my favourite too

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  7. Looks yum and well explained

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