Chicken Pops for Kids Lunch Box

Chicken Pops is my go to Fried chicken recipe to pack for Eshaan’s Lunch box. It is quick and crispy and tastes great.

Chicken Pops


Chicken Pops

Prep Time5 mins
Resting time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kids lunch box, kids recipes


To marinate

  • 100 gms chicken thigh fillet (cut into small cubes)
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt 1/2 tsp (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder

To Coat and fry

  • 2 tsp Plain flour
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 3/4 tsp rice flour
  • Oil (as required to deep fry)


  • Prepare the chicken by cutting them into small bite size pieces.
  • Add the ingredients under “to marinate” and marinate for an hour (at least 30 mins) in the refrigerator
  • After the chicken marinates, add all the ingredients except oil , under “ to coat and fry “ and coat it on all the chicken pieces.
  • Deep fry the pieces in small batches in medium flame until crispy and golden. Adjust the temperature and frying time to cook the chicken through as it depends on the size of the pops you are making.
  • Serve it with a cheesy dip or mayonnaise or serve it on a salad.
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