How to make a Zinger Burger at Home
My take on how to make a Zinger Burger at Home just like KFC’s version
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One thing that I have loved since the very first time I ever had one is a Zinger Burger from KFC, much nicer in my opinion to there normal kentucky fried chicken. That was however prior to the days when the youtube video’s appeared showing you the processes that the company used with the Chicken and how mistreated they were. It did actually put me off from buying from them.
The recipes on how to make Zinger Burgers at home on the Internet are just not quite right. This is my take on how to make a Zinger Burger at home, all made with fresh ingredients and locally sourced free range chicken. KFC keep all there recipes as closely guarded secrets, but clever people out there have reproduced there famous coatings. This coating for the Zinger Burger is almost identical to taste and texture as the real thing. Follow the instructions below to so will know how to make a zinger burger at home.
The ingredients on how to make a Zinger Burger at Home are as follows -
Below are the ingredients that you will need if you want to learn how to make a zinger burger at home.
Ingredients for the preparation of the Chicken – Prior to making the batter
1 teaspoon of chilli powder
1 teaspoon of mustard powder
a dash of ground white pepper
a dash of of ground black pepper
1 teaspoon of salt (I use salt that contains no caking agent – I don’t like eating glass)
2 fresh chicken breasts
Ingredients for the preparation and making the batter
1 cup full of natural plain yoghurt
1 cup full of water
1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder
1/2 teaspoon of chilli
1/2 teaspoon of mustard powder
a dash of black peppper
a dash of white pepper
1 cup full of plain flour
You will also need some vegetable oil to cook the chicken in.
Filling for the burger
2 – 3 burger buns
Instructions to on how to make a Zinger Burger at Home
How to Make a Zinger Burger at Home – Step 1 – Marinate the Chicken in Spices
The first step in how to make a zinger burger at home is marinading the chicken. Mix the following, 1 teaspoon of chilli powder, 1 teaspoon of mustard powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper, 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon of salt. Take your uncooked chicken fillets and apply this mix to them. When there is an even coating cover the chicken in some cling film and put this into the refrigerator for 4 – 5 hrs. Easy enough so far.
How to Make a Zinger Burger at Home – Step 2 – Coat the Chicken with the Batter
The next step in how to make a zinger burger at home is as follows. Take 1 cup of yoghurt and add 1 cup of water so you get a paste thats not quite as thick as the yoghurt itself. Keep this to one side. Next add 1 cup of plain flour to a bowl. To this add 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of mustard powder, a dash of white pepper, and a dash of black pepper. Mix very well. Once you have a bowl of yoghurt and a bowl of mixed flour you are nearly ready to begin making the chicken zinger pieces. In a frying pan add some oil, quite a bit as to semi deep fry the chicken pieces and bring to heat. Next take the chicken piece and dip it into the yoghurt mix, shake off the excess yoghurt and then place and cover it in the dry flour mix. You may need to repeat this process 3 – 5 times. Once you have finished covering the chicken you are ready to cook the chicken in the heated oil. When you have a lovely golden colour and the chicken is cooked through you are ready to assemble the burger.
How to Make a Zinger Burger at Home – Step 3 – How to make the Zinger Burger
This is another easy step on how to make a zinger burger at home. Cut a burger bun in two and toast the insides of the bun. On the bottom section of the bun place the chicken zinger pieces. On top of this add some chopped lettuce, on the top side of the bun apply some mayonnaise and close the burger up. Job done, the main event can now take place. Enjoyed the spicey, hot tangy taste of this zinger sensation.
So now you know folks how to make a zinger burger at home using fresh ingredients. Let me know what you think of this awesome recipe. If you like your zinger burger to have a little more or less heat, just adjust the chilli accordingly.
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