"appetizers"- chicken-zucchini roll-ups

6 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
6 Bite size (or little bigger) pieces of boneless chicken

6 long thinly cut Zucchini strips.

1/4 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste

1/4 teaspoon Chili powder

1/4 teaspoon mint paste

1/4 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 teaspoon tandoor masala/ garam masala

1/4 teaspoon cumin-corainder powder

few drops of lemon juice




  • Marinate the chicken pieces with ginger garlic paste, turmeric, lemon juice, chili powder, tandoor masala, salt etc. Let it sit in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  • Carefully cut thin strips of zucchini. Not too thick or thin.They should be sturdy enough to hold shape and able to wrap around the chicken.
  • Sprinkle little salt and chili powder over the zucchini strips. Carefully wrap the strips around Marinated chicken and secure with a tooth pick.
  • Heat some oil in Non stick skillet. Place the Roll up bundles carefully in the oil, vertically(tooth picks still on). Let it brown from bottom.Then turn around till the other side browns. Chicken at both ends should be browned.
  • Then turn the bundles around on their sides. Let the zucchini brown a little bit. Do not over cook. But the chicken should be cooked well through.Check with a toothpick.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and let the bundles cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove promptly and serve warm.


Appetizers - Chicken-Zucchini Roll-Ups, photo 1
Appetizers - Chicken-Zucchini Roll-Ups, photo 2
Appetizers - Chicken-Zucchini Roll-Ups, photo 3
Appetizers - Chicken-Zucchini Roll-Ups, photo 4


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