Crisp Chicken Bites
found in Starters - Other Starters
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Summer holidays often mean kids friends are round for dinner, make sure there's something in the freezer with these yummy bites.
- 4 chicken breasts
- 6 tbsp tomato pesto
- 20g wholemeal breadcrumbs
- 5 tbsp olive oil
Cut the chicken breasts into small chunks, each about the size of a marble (you should get roughly 15 pieces per breast). Put the pesto in a bowl and mix together with the chicken until coated all over. Tip the breadcrumbs into a large freezer bag.
Add the chicken pieces in batches to the bag and give it a good shake to coat. Place a piece of greaseproof paper on a baking sheet, then lay the chicken pieces on the sheet, making sure none of them are touching. Put in the freezer and, when frozen solid, take off the baking sheet and store in a container or freezer bag.
To cook, heat oven to 220°C / 200°C (fan oven) / 430°F / Gas Mark 7. Pour a little oil onto a shallow baking tray, just enough to cover it. Put the tray in the oven and let it heat up for 5 mins. Tip the chicken onto the sheet and return to the oven for 10-15 mins until crisp and cooked through.