• 125g cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 100g cornflakes, crushed finely
  • 8 chicken pieces, thighs and legs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Vegetable oil, for deep fat frying


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6.

  2. 2

    Place all the dry ingredients (except the chicken) in a resealable plastic bag, seal and shake to mix. Dip the chicken pieces in the beaten egg, then place in the bag one at a time and shake to coat.

  3. 3

    In a large, deep pan, heat 5cm of oil. Fry the chicken in the hot oil for about 5 minutes until golden.

  4. 4

    Remove from the oil, place on a tray and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until cooked through.

  5. 5

    Cook's tip: When frying the chicken, do not overcrowd them in the pan and fry in batches if necessary.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 2546kj 608kcal 30%
  • Fat 39.0g 56%
  • Saturates 10.1g 51%
  • Sugars 1.5g 2%
  • Salt 9.7g 162%

% of the Reference Intakes

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