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Tender Chicken Fritters

Prep Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
The cheese in these chicken fritters forms a crisp outer crust and a lovely cheese pull as you bite into these yummy chicken fritters. Juicy and delicious chicken patties!
The cheese in the batter forms part of the outer crust and a creates an irresistible cheese pull as you bite into these yummy chicken fritters. Marinating the chicken makes it tender and juicy. Marinate 2 hours or overnight.
Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $7-$9
Servings: 16 -18 fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs 3 large chicken breasts
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 Tbsp about 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour or cornstarch or potato starch
  • 4 oz 1 1/3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • Extra light olive oil or any high heat oil to sautee

Instructions

  1. Using a sharp knife, dice chicken into 1/3" to 1/2" thick pieces and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl combine batter ingredients: 2 eggs, 5 Tbsp mayo, 1/3 cup flour, 1 1/3 cups mozzarella, 1 1/2 Tbsp dill, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper. Stir until well combined. Stir in diced chicken, cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  3. Heat a large non-stick pan over med heat. Add 2 Tbsp oil and when hot, add the chicken mixture a heaping Tbsp at a time (I used a flat ice cream scoop). Pat down fritters with the back of your spoon to flatten slightly. Saute uncovered 3 - 4 min on the first side then flip and saute uncovered 3 min on the second side or until golden brown and fully cooked. Repeat with remaining fritters. Remove to a paper towel lined dish.