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Al Baik Chicken

Al Baik Chicken
Prep Time
25-30 mins
Cook Time

15-20 mins

Al Baik Chicken - Al Baik is a popular fast food restaurant in Saudi Arab, and the most popular dish ordered is Al Baik Chicken. This Al Baik Chicken recipe by Chef Zakir uses a syringe that is filled with a spicy marination, it is then coated in egg and flour, and then deep fried.
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Source:  Chef Zakir Qureshi in Dawat on Masala TV Channel
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  • Whole chicken with skin 1
  • Lemons 2
  • Eggs 2
  • Corn flour 1 cup
  • Plain flour 2 cups
  • Ginger paste 1 tbsp
  • Red food colour 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder 4 tbsp
  • Olive oil 4 tbsp
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

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Cooking Directions

  1. Cut whole chicken into 8 pieces with the skin intact.

  2. Mix together red chilli powder, lemon juice, cinnamon powder, olive oil and salt to taste and fill in to a syringe.

  3. Marinate chicken pieces with garlic paste, ginger paste and salt to taste.

  4. Beat eggs in a bowl and keep aside.

  5. In a bowl mix plain flour and cornflour together.

  6. Dip chicken in beaten eggs and coat with plain flour.

  7. Repeat process by dipping each chicken piece in egg followed by plain flour again.

  8. Fill the chicken with prepared spice mix with a syringe.

  9. Fry in a covered pan for 10 to 15 minutes. Al Baik Chicken is ready to be served.

  10. Note: You can use self-raising flour instead of plain flour to coat chicken.

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  1. This mail is from Saudi Arabia.Please show on TV in one of your programmes about how to use syrange to inject the mix inside the chicken.Thank you

    on May 24 2017 11:36AM Report Abuse NAZAR
  2. Al Baik recipe is not like that no one can make that

    on Jan 28 2015 9:33AM Report Abuse ANJUM BUTT
  3. Not true....fake recipe...

    on Jan 28 2015 5:44AM Report Abuse AADIL KHATRI
  4. will try inshallah

    on Dec 25 2014 11:44AM Report Abuse LITTLE ANGEL
  5. You can add garlic sauce if desired its up to you.

    on Sep 24 2014 11:19AM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  6. what about garlic sauce an integral part of it

    on Sep 24 2014 3:20AM Report Abuse SHOAIB
  7. I tried this recipe and let me tell u it was just wonderful, kids were too happy.... Thanks for the wonderful recipe. (The needle of the syringe was not working so I removed the needle, just pierced a hole with a knife and injected the masala without a needle

    on Sep 17 2014 12:36PM Report Abuse FOZI
  8. Aoa I tried but how to fill syringe I tried I dosent works .mixture of paste can't fill in syringe please let me know how can I do it

    on Jul 18 2014 8:31AM Report Abuse SAMIRA
  9. Did anyone try this recipe? Is the chicken really good?? Thanks.

    on Sep 1 2013 11:14PM Report Abuse MOHAMED HASSAN
  10. Siddiqa, this is a simple syringe that uses for injection. It's easily available in drug stores.

    on Apr 9 2013 4:10PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  11. Dear Chef ZakirAsalaam Alikum This recipe looks yummy but I don;t undersatnd where you get spice filled syringe because I live in Canada please email me if there is any alternative to this syringeThanksLots of DuasSiddiqa

    on Apr 8 2013 8:37PM Report Abuse SIDDIQA MUHAMMAD MOONEY
  12. Jazak'Allah Zakir bhai, I tried Al Baik Chicken and believe me, it came out awesome.

    on Mar 4 2013 4:30AM Report Abuse FAROOQUE
  13. it z so delicious...yummmm

    on Jun 23 2012 2:51PM Report Abuse SAMAN
  14. Yahya, thank you for your humble and helpful feedback. We hope that the eager cooks will take advantage of this tip and manage to cook if not exactly, then an image of Al Baik Chicken.

    on Oct 6 2011 11:24AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  15. This ALbaik recipe is a secret: you need a vacume tumbler for instane to ensure certain quality. It IS NOT possible to even approximate flavour of Albaik in a home kitchen- so compromise and bake only after 24-48 hour chille marinade.

    on Oct 6 2011 6:46AM Report Abuse YAHYA
  16. Sunita, 4 tbsp red chili powder is the right ratio. They recipe is provided by chef Zakir Qureshi.

    on Aug 18 2011 10:10PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  17. is the recipe right? 4 tbsp of chiili powder for 1 chicken? Sounds too spicy....

    on Aug 18 2011 3:24AM Report Abuse SUNITA
  18. assaalamu alaikium what kind of syringe and available easily and also let us know the mm of the syringe wassalam

    on Aug 12 2011 8:20AM Report Abuse KHATEEB ABDUL HAI
  19. al baik chicken is very tasty ever person like al baik very much

    on Jul 24 2011 1:58AM Report Abuse ZARRISH
  20. is it necessary to use Syringe why don't we coat it with that mixture ?? but i know its yummy dish

    on Apr 21 2011 2:49PM Report Abuse SANA

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