The crispy chicken cakes are tasty and easy to prepare, making them the perfect choice for any occasion. With an irresistible crunch and a tender center, the savory delights can be baked instead of fried. Serve them with your preferred dip, and you have the tastiest appetizers to welcome your guests. But also, you can efficiently serve them as a main dish with a side of salad or mashed potatoes.
They will become a family favorite, especially for the picky eaters.
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Why is this recipe special?
The crispy chicken fritters are a simple and easy recipe, enhanced with a chosen array of seasonings. They are the perfect alternative for fast chicken meals and contain real meat.
Can I bake the chicken fritters?
While fried chicken patties are crispier, you can also bake them. If you still want to achieve the golden brown crunch, spray them with cooking spray.
Can I make them ahead of time?
Yes, you can prepare and freeze a large batch of crispy chicken cakes. This is perfect if you’re after time-saving time-saving meal prep options. They can last up to 4 months in the freezer, but store them in airtight containers for freezer-friendly ziplock bags.
How do we serve them?
These chicken fritters are a versatile recipe that goes with almost anything. Kids will love them with a side of french fries. Roasted vegetables are the perfect choice for a full dinner meal. Or, layer salad over a tortilla and add chopped fritters on top for a lunch wrap.
What dip goes well with this recipe?
The classic ranch dip is the perfect choice that complements the chicken patties. Its creamy and tangy kick perfectly complements the crispy crust. If you love spicy foods, serve them with sriracha mayo for that kick of heat. Honey mustard dip is another excellent pick, combining tangy and sweet honey to elevate the dish.
Can I add different seasonings?
You can experiment with the herbs and spices to develop a version that suits your taste. Add some paprika or cayenne pepper for an even more robust flavor.
How do you achieve the perfect crispy texture?
The secret to preparing the best crispy fritters is ensuring the oil is hot before frying. Also, don’t overcrowd the skillet to allow the fritters to cook evenly and retain their crispiness.
- Dijon mustard
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Black Pepper
How to make Crispy Chicken Fritters:
Step 1. Add the canned chicken, egg, dijon mustard, breadcrumbs, dried thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper to a medium mixing bowl.
Step 2. Combine the mixture with your hands and form 6 patties.
Step 3. Heat oil in a saute pan or a deep skillet.
Step 4. Fry the chicken patties on each side for 3 to 4 minutes, so they get a nice golden brown color.
Step 5. Remove the patties and place them on a plate lined with a paper towel to absorb the excess fat. Serve immediately and enjoy.Print
- 25 ounces Chicken, canned
- 1 Egg, large
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- ¼ cup breadcrumbs
- ⅛ tsp Thyme, dried
- ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
- ¼ tsp Onion Powder
- ½ tsp Salt
- ¼ tsp Black Pepper
- Add the canned chicken, egg, dijon mustard, breadcrumbs, dried thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper to a medium mixing bowl.
- Combine the mixture with your hands and form 6 patties.
- Heat oil in a saute pan or a deep skillet.
- Fry the chicken patties on each side for 3 to 4 minutes, so they get a nice golden brown color.
- Remove the patties and place them on a plate lined with a paper towel to absorb the excess fat. Serve immediately and enjoy.
- Category: Main
- Cuisine: American
Marie Rayner is a retired Chef, freelance writer, recipe developer, food blogger, and Cookbook author. She makes her home in Chester, UK, where she lives with her husband, Todd, and their much beloved English Cocker, Mitzie. Her motto is “Life is far too short to eat bad food,” and her goal is to share delicious and easy recipes which anyone can enjoy and cook in the comfort of their own home.