Introducing Cheeto Chicken – Spicy, Crunchy & Delicious!
A dish that is sure to leave your taste buds tingling with flavour, say hello to Cheeto Chicken. A culinary experience with an exciting mix of crunchy, crisp, and juicy all at once.
This unique take on classic southern fried chicken is a perfect way to add a spicy kick to any ordinary meal. The dish is a blend of traditional Southern American and Asian influences. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and savoury, with a thoughtfully spiced, crunchy coating.
The combination of crunchy Cheetos and fragrant spices gives this traditional dish a much-needed makeover. It’s the ideal meal for a night in with friends, a picnic in the park, or a family gathering. Start your next meal off right with a delicious serving of Cheeto Chicken!
• 4 large chicken breasts
• 2 eggs
• 2 cups crushed Cheetos
• 2 tablespoons onion powder
• 2 teaspoons garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
1. Start by preparing the chicken breast. Cut each breast into even-sized strips, then place them in a bowl and season well with garlic powder, onion powder and smoked paprika.
2. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl then coat the chicken strips with the egg.
3. Place the crushed cheetos into a shallow bowl and press the chicken strips into the cheetos until they are lightly coated.
4. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan. When the oil is hot, add the chicken strips and shallow fry until golden brown.
5. Serve with your favourite sides and enjoy!
This spicy delight is the perfect way to shake up mealtime and make it more exciting. Baked, fried, or grilled – whatever your preference, Cheeto Chicken will be moreish and flavourful every time. With its hearty blend of traditional spices mixed with an unexpected crunchy twist, Cheeto Chicken is sure to be a hit!
For more tasty recipes with a unique twist, why not check out my Asian-inspired recipe for Sweet & Sour Chicken or my Crunchy Baked Falafel?