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Chicken Fritters Recipe

Chicken Fritters Recipe

This delicious recipe for chicken fritters are tender, juicy and full of flavor. Chicken breast is chopped and combined with spices, cheese, egg and flour, then lightly fried. They will be gone before they barely leave the pan. Serve as an appetizer, on sliders, or as the main course.

Looking for an easy, delicious chicken fritter recipe? Look no further! This cheesy chicken fritters recipe is simple to follow and yields perfectly crispy, juicy chicken fritters every time.

This flavorful recipe for Chicken Fritters is usually made with chopped or ground chicken, mixed with a variety of other ingredients like flour, egg, breadcrumbs, and spices. They’re usually then fried or baked until golden brown.

Chicken fritters can be served either as one of your favorite main dishes or as an appetizer and are often served with dipping sauces.

These chicken fritters are sure to please the whole family. Best of all, they can be made in advance and reheated when you’re ready to eat. 

The next time you are looking for some new easy chicken recipes, give this one a try!

chicken fritters recipe

How to Make This Easy Chicken Fritters Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, (about 3 large breasts) trimmed and diced into small pieces
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese 
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or a garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley or 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley 
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
chicken fritters recipe

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, the chicken, egg, shredded cheese, salt, pepper, dill, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder and parsley.  

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet in medium-high heat, then spoon a tablespoon of the chicken mixture and flatten into a small patty.  

Fry chicken patties in the hot oil for a couple of minutes, 2-3 minutes per side. If you make larger patties, they will need to be fried a little longer. Break one open and check for doneness.

chicken fritters recipe

Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels while you continue to cook remaining crispy chicken fritters.

What are the Best Sauces to Dip Chicken Fritters in?

There are a few sauces that work great with chicken fritters. Try your favorite dipping sauce such as BBQ sauce,
Buffalo Sauce, garlic aioli, honey mustard, and ranch dressing are all delicious options. Try dipping your chicken fritters in one of these sauces and see which you like best!

Tips:

  • Don’t overcook so they will stay moist.
  • You may choose to use ground chicken instead of chopping the chicken breast.
  • Changing the flavors of your fritters is one of the easiest things by using fresh herbs such as fresh dill, italian seasoning, curry powder, green onions, lemon zest or different types of cheese such as parmesan cheese.
  • Make keto chicken fritters by swapping out the flour for coconut flour or almond flour.

What are the Best Side Dishes for Chicken Fritters?

Chicken fritters go great with a variety of different side dishes. A few of our favorites include:

How to Store Chicken Fritters 

  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • These can be frozen for up to 3 months.
chicken fritters recipe
chicken fritters recipe

Chicken Fritters Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
This delicious recipe for chicken fritters are tender, juicy and full of flavor. Chicken breast is chopped and combined with spices, cheese, egg and flour, then lightly fried. They will be gone before they barely leave the pan. Serve as an appetizer, on sliders, or as the main course.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, (about 3 large breasts) trimmed and diced small
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley or 1 tablespoon fresh minced parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

In a large bowl, combine the chicken, egg, flour, cheeses, salt, pepper, dill, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder and parsley.  

Heat the olive oil in a pan, then spoon a tablespoon of the chicken and flatten into a small patty.  

Fry patties in the hot oil for 3 minutes per side.  If the patties are thicker, they will need to be fried a little longer.  Break one open and check for doneness.

Serve with your favorite sauces

Notes

There are a few sauces that work great with chicken fritters. Try your favorite dipping sauce such as BBQ sauce, Buffalo Sauce, garlic aioli, honey mustard, and ranch dressing are all delicious options. Try dipping your chicken fritters in one of these sauces and see which you like best!

Tips:

  • Don’t overcook so they will stay moist.
  • You may choose to use ground chicken instead of chopping the chicken breast.
  • Changing the flavors of your fritters is one of the easiest things by using fresh herbs such as fresh dill, italian seasoning, curry powder, green onions, lemon zest or different types of cheese such as parmesan cheese.
  • Make keto chicken fritters by swapping out the flour for coconut flour or almond flour.

How to Store Chicken Fritters 

  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. These can be frozen for up to 3 months.
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