Chicken Loaded Fries
Chicken Loaded Fries
4.96 from 23 votes
Create a delicious meal with crisp French fries loaded with bite-size chicken pieces oozing with melted mozzarella cheese. Hot chips loaded with all your favourite things.
Chicken Loaded Fries

Are you ready to elevate your snacking game? Look no further than Chicken Loaded Fries! This tantalizing dish combines the savory goodness of seasoned chicken with the crispy indulgence of golden fries, all topped off with gooey melted cheese.

Originating from the fusion food scene, Chicken Loaded Fries offer a satisfying blend of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

While this recipe may seem elaborate at first glance, fear not, as it’s perfectly suited for beginners eager to dive into the world of home cooking.

With simple ingredients and straightforward instructions, you’ll be whipping up a batch of these irresistible loaded fries in no time.

Expert Tip: Experiment with different seasoning blends to customize the flavor profile of your loaded fries. Try adding smoked paprika, cumin, or Cajun seasoning for a unique twist on this classic dish.

Ingredients

Chicken Boneless: Tender chunks of chicken are the star of this dish, providing protein and a hearty base for the flavors to shine.

Chilli Powder and Kashmiri Chilli: These spices add a kick of heat, balancing the richness of the chicken and complementing the other seasonings.

Salt: Essential for enhancing the flavors of the marinade and ensuring each bite is perfectly seasoned.

Turmeric Powder (Haldi): Not only does turmeric lend a vibrant color to the chicken, but it also offers subtle earthy notes.

Coriander Powder: A staple in Indian cuisine, coriander powder contributes a warm, aromatic flavor to the marinade.

Tandoori Masala: Infused with a blend of spices, tandoori masala imparts a distinctive smoky flavor and lends authenticity to the dish.

Lemon Juice: The acidity of lemon juice helps tenderize the chicken while brightening up the marinade with a citrusy zing.

Oil: Used to coat the chicken and prevent it from sticking to the pan during cooking.

Garlic Paste: Adds depth of flavor and aromatic intensity to the marinade.

Crushed Chillies: For an extra punch of heat and texture, crushed chillies are sprinkled into the marinade, ensuring each bite is bursting with flavor.

Onions: Sliced onions add a sweet and savory element to the dish, caramelizing beautifully during cooking.

Bell Peppers (Red and Green): These colorful peppers not only contribute crunch and freshness but also infuse the dish with vibrant flavor.

Tomato Ketchup: A touch of sweetness and tanginess from tomato ketchup balances the spiciness of the marinade, tying all the flavors together.

Mozzarella Cheese: Creamy, melted mozzarella cheese adds a luscious layer of indulgence, creating that irresistible cheesy pull.

Black Pepper: A sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper adds a final touch of seasoning and depth to the finished dish.

Expert Tip: Allowing the chicken to marinate for at least an hour ensures that it absorbs all the flavors from the spices, resulting in tender, flavorful bites.

Serving Suggestions

  • Pair with a side of creamy garlic aioli or tangy ranch dressing for dipping.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro or parsley for a burst of freshness.
  • Serve alongside a crisp green salad dressed with a light vinaigrette for a well-rounded meal.
  • Top with diced avocado or guacamole for an extra layer of creaminess and flavor.
  • For a fun twist, add a drizzle of sriracha sauce or sprinkle of crushed red pepper flakes for added heat.

Expert Tip: For extra crispy fries, opt for a double-frying method. Par-cook the fries until just tender, then fry them a second time until golden and crispy for the perfect texture.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use bone-in chicken instead of boneless for this recipe?

Yes, you can substitute bone-in chicken for boneless if you prefer. Just be sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly to ensure that the chicken is fully cooked through.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

While it’s best to enjoy Chicken Loaded Fries fresh out of the oven for optimal taste and texture, you can prepare the components in advance and assemble them just before serving. Simply marinate the chicken and chop the vegetables ahead of time, then cook and assemble when ready to enjoy.

Can I customize the toppings on my loaded fries?

Absolutely! Feel free to get creative with the toppings and add your favorite ingredients to customize your loaded fries to your liking. Some popular additions include crispy bacon, sliced jalapenos, diced tomatoes, or even a dollop of sour cream.

Is there a vegetarian version of this recipe?

Yes, you can easily make a vegetarian version of loaded fries by omitting the chicken and using a meat substitute such as tofu or tempeh. Simply marinate the tofu or tempeh in the same spices as the chicken and follow the same cooking instructions.

How can I make this recipe healthier?

To make Chicken Loaded Fries a bit healthier, you can bake the fries instead of frying them and use reduced-fat cheese or skip the cheese altogether. You can also load up on extra veggies like mushrooms, zucchini, or spinach to add nutrients and fiber to the dish.

Can I use different types of cheese for this recipe?

Absolutely! While mozzarella cheese is commonly used for its meltability, you can experiment with other types of cheese such as cheddar, pepper jack, or even feta for a unique flavor twist.

How long will leftovers last and how should I store them?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. To reheat, simply place the loaded fries in the oven or toaster oven until heated through, or microwave them for a quick and easy meal.

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Chicken Loaded Fries

Chicken Loaded Fries

by Nabeela Kauser
Create a delicious meal with crisp French fries loaded with bite-size chicken pieces oozing with melted mozzarella cheese. Hot chips loaded with all your favourite things.
4.96 from 23 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Western
Servings 4
Calories 292 kcal

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 500 g Chicken Boneless
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Chilli
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder Haldi
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Tandoori Masala
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Crushed Chillies

Stir Fry

Instructions

  • Cut the boneless chicken into small pieces
  • In a bowl add all the marinade ingredients to the boneless chicken then mix the spices until well combined before leaving to marinate for 1 hour
  • In a pan cook the marinated chicken for 10 minutes on medium heat
  • As the chicken is cooking slice the onions and julienne the bell peppers then cook for a further 4-5 minutes
  • Add the tomato ketchup and mix to combine
  • Prepare your fries and once cooked add into broil proof dish
  • Add the chicken mixture on top and top with mozzarella cheese
  • Broil for 2-3 minutes until the cheese has melted then top with black pepper
  • Serve your chicken loaded fries immediately and enjoy!

Video

Notes

Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.

Nutrition

Calories: 292kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 18gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 1220mgPotassium: 417mgFibre: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2600IUVitamin C: 82mgVitamin D: 0.2µgCalcium: 166mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Chicken, Comfort Food, Cooking, Food, Fries, Loaded Fries, Recipe
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Latest comments (5)

Nabeela Kauser

5 stars
Thank you so much for your comment! I’m thrilled to hear that you’re planning on making it for your cooking exam. Best of luck with your exam, I hope the recipe turns out delicious!

5 stars
Hi with the loaded chicken recipe can I choose not to marinate the chicken? Can I add the chicken straight to the pan let it cook on the pan and then add the spices and cook for few mins?

Nabeela Kauser

5 stars
Yes, you can! It’s good to marinate the chicken but it is not required in this recipe. It will still taste delicious 🙂

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