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Akis’ fried chicken

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the marinade

  • In a bowl, combine the salt, pepper, coriander, paprika, garlic, oregano, lemon zest, sugar, chili flakes and ginger.
  • Take 1 tablespoon of the mixture and transfer to another bowl. Set aside.
  • To the first bowl, add the buttermilk and egg. Whisk thoroughly.
  • Add the chicken, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 12-24 hours.

For the chicken

  • Place a pan with sunflower oil over medium heat and let it get hot.
  • In a bowl, add the flour, corn starch, baking powder and the reserved tablespoon of the marinade. Mix thoroughly.
  • Dredge the chicken in the flour mixture to coat.
  • Add chicken to the hot oil and fry for 5-8 minutes. If your pan is small, fry in 2 batches. Do not crowd your pan.
  • When ready, remove and place on paper towels to drain.

For the sauce

  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the butter.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic. Add to the pan and sauté.
  • Finely chop the thyme, oregano and rosemary. Add to pan.
  • Sauté for 2-3 minutes, until the ingredients soften.
  • Add the flour and whisk until it is absorbed by the butter.
  • Add the milk in 5 batches. Wait for each batch to become completely incorporated before adding the next.
  • Whisk until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and add the yogurt, salt and pepper.

To serve

  • Place the chicken on a serving platter and pour sauce all over it. Serve with fries and fresh aromatics.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
24 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
33 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
49 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
15 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
11 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
50 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
17 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
33 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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