Chicken lollipops make fantastic party snacks for kids. They'll adore the nutty crunch of the chicken and be intrigued by the watermelon accompaniment - overall it's a foolproof children's chicken recipe. Perfect for a picnic or a simple snack. 

Method
1.
Slice the 2 chicken breasts lengthways and then season with salt and pepper. Roll in the flour - making sure to cover all the meat
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2.
Whisk the milk and egg together. Dip the chicken in the egg wash and then roll in the peanuts - making sure the chicken is fully coated
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Room for a little one
This is a nice, easy step for kids to complete –make sure the peanuts are finely chopped before you let them roll the chicken in them
3.
Place a frying pan over a low-medium heat and add the oil. Once hot, cook the chicken until evenly coloured and cooked through
4.
Pierce the chicken strips onto the skewers to create the lollipops. Set aside
5.
For the herb mayonnaise, chop all the herbs roughly. In a large bowl, combine the herbs, mayonnaise and mint sauce and mix well
Room for a little one
Hand over the responsibility for the herby mayo to your little helpers and go and relax for a minute before serving up
6.
Serve the chicken lollipops alongside the mayonnaise dip and some wedges of watermelon
Alternative to mayonnaise
If you need an alternative to mayonnaise due to dietary requirements, you can use créme fraîche, sour cream, or yoghurt
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Ingredients

Chicken lollipop

  • 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp of skimmed milk
  • 5 tbsp of peanuts, finely chopped
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 3 tbsp of vegetable oil

Herb mayonnaise

To serve

  • 1/2 watermelon, cut into 4 wedges

Equipment

  1. Skewers

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Nutrition (per Portion)

Calories

373
19%

Sugars

4g
4%

Fat

30g
42%

Saturates

3g
17%

Salt

674mg
11%
of an adult's guideline daily amount
Present chicken lollipops to your kids for a gourmet snack. Bruno Loubet recommends serving with watermelon

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