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something delicious with cooked chicken that i can freeze for ds???

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Heathcliffscathy Mon 14-Feb-05 13:40:41

anyone got any fab recipies...i'm thinking some kind of chicken balls or something (meat needs to be disguised in some way)???


nailpolish Mon 14-Feb-05 13:50:01

chop chicken bits up into bite size pieces. roll in egg then crushed up cornflakes, grill for 5-10 mins

hey presto! homemade chicken dippers like in mcdonalds


get minced chicken, mix with chopped onion (optional) and some herbs, make into meatballs, grill for 5-10 mins

when ready to eat, cover with tinned tomatoes or tomato sauce

hows that?

iota Mon 14-Feb-05 13:52:44

Got this one from someone on Mumsnet ages ago - my kids love it

Annabel Karmel's chicken and apple balls

3 chicken breasts or 6 thighs
1 apple
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
pinch herbs
half onion chopped finely
1 stock cube (I use a teaspoon of stock powder)
2 tablespoons fresh breadcrumbs

mince chicken in food processor, grate apple, add lemon juice to apple, mix together chicken, apple, herbs, onion, stock powder, breadcrumbs

flour hands and shape into 10 gol fball sized balls.

Shallow fry in oil until golden for about 6 mins.

(Also works if you bake them in the oven about 10 -15mins at 180 deg)

Heathcliffscathy Mon 14-Feb-05 13:54:34

thanks ladies...iota, is that made with cooked chicken??? sounds fab...

Heathcliffscathy Mon 14-Feb-05 13:55:14

and can you freeze it? and at what point do you freeze it if so???

nailpolish Mon 14-Feb-05 13:55:44

oh sorry , the ones i suggested i freeze nae bother

Heathcliffscathy Mon 14-Feb-05 13:56:28

nailpolish are yours with cooked chicken?

iota Mon 14-Feb-05 13:56:35

I use raw, but I presume that you could use cooked chicken - don't know what the texture would be like. If you use raw it comes out just like chicken nuggets

nailpolish Mon 14-Feb-05 13:57:13

no, raw, cooked then frozen when cooled down

Heathcliffscathy Mon 14-Feb-05 13:57:41

anyone got anything specifically for cooked chicken?

iota Mon 14-Feb-05 13:58:48

The only recipe I have for cooked chicken is chicken enchiladas - Very spicy and not suitable for kids, but very good for grownups

stickynote Mon 14-Feb-05 13:59:13

What about a pie or is that not disguised enough?

Prufrock Mon 14-Feb-05 14:01:09

It comes out fine with cooked as well - and freezes fine (as long as chicken was cooked from fresh originally). I tend to fry them then freeze on a tray, and then cook from frozen for about 20 minutes in oven.
I also alter it slightly so that instead of puting breadcrumbs in, I dip in egg then coat with breadcrumbs before frying. I have also used crushed ryvita instead of breadcrumbs when I'd run out and that was lovely too.

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