• Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 15 minutes
  • Serving For 2-3 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Boxing chicken was a thing back in my kampong in the 80s. It was an exciting addition to mealtime because of its shape which resembles a fist. Coated with crushed cornflakes, this dish comes packed with a delightful crunch making it the perfect snack for get-togethers.

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Recipe Ingredient

  • 12 chicken drumettes
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Oil for frying
  • Thai sweet chilli sauce
  • Grated mozzarella (optional)


  1. Make a small cut around the smaller end of the drumette. With the help of a knife , push the meat down, shaping the tip into a ball.
  2. In a bowl, mix chicken with tomato sauce.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine crushed cornflakes with chopped flat-leaf parsley.
  4. Dip chicken into beaten egg and coat with cornflake crumbs.
  5. Deep fry until chicken is cooked, and to a golden brown.
  6. Serve with Thai sweet chilli sauce.
  7. Optional : Place fried drumettes on a foiled baking tray. Sprinkle grated mozzarella over. Bake at 180C in a pre-heated oven for 5mins.

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