Saturday, September 19, 2009

Chicken drumstick

Foto retirada do site: estrela brasileira

"Coxinha" is a delicious snack, which can be found at every "lanchonete" in Brazil.
A. Filling:
1 table spoon of oil
1 small chopped onion
1 chicken breast, cooked and chopped (recipe)
1 chopped tomato
salt and pepper to taste
B. Dough:
2 cups of home-made chicken broth
2 tablespoons of oil
1 teaspoon of salt
1 dash of black pepper
2 cups of all purpose flour
C. For coating and deep-frying:
1 egg
1 tablespoon of mik
1 dash of salt and pepper
A. Filling:
1. Remove the skin and the bones from the cooked chicken and cut it into small pieces.
2. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan.
3. Add the onion and stir-fry until golden brown.
4. Add the tomato, the chicken, salt and pepper to taste and let it cook for about 5-10 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated.
5. Put the filling on a plate and let it cool down.
B. Dough:
1. Put two cups of chicken broth in a pan.
2. Add two tablespoons of oil, a teaspoon of salt, pepper to taste and bring it to boil.
3. Add two cups of flour and mix well with a wooden spoon until the dough is smooth and loosens from the bottom of the pan.
4. Put the dough on a plate and let it cool down for 5-10 minutes.
5. Take a tablespoon of dough and flatten it in your palm.
6. Put a teaspoon of filling in the middle of the dough and roll it into a chicken drumstick shape.
C. For coating and deep-frying:
1. Beat an egg in a bowl and add a tablespoon of milk, a dash of salt and pepper.
2. Put the breadcrumbs in another bowl.
3. Dip the drumsticks in the egg and then coat them in the breadcrumbs.
4. Deep-fry the drumsticks in hot oil until golden brown all over.
5. Put the drumsticks on a paper towel.
6. Serve the drumsticks immediately.

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