COXINHA- Brazilian Chicken Croquettese

Coxinha is a famous Brazilian street food . Weekend Special


  • Chicken breast 150 gms
  • Boiled potatoes 4 medium(mashed)
  • Onion 2 medium (chopped)
  • Garlic 2 tablespoon (chopped)
  • Butter 2 tablespoon
  • Olive oil 2 tablespoon
  • Black pepper 1,1/2 teaspoon
  • Paprika 1 teaspoon
  • Cream cheese 1 cup
  • Bread crumbs 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Parsley/Fresh corinder
  • Egg 1
  • Oil for frying


  • In a bowl take mashed potatoes,maida , salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder,add melted butter and knead a soft dough.

  • Boil the chicken with salt and pepper powder.
  • Now heat the olive oil in a pan,add garlic and onion,saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Now add boiled chicken pieces,salt,paprika and black pepper powder and cook for few minutes.
  • Then add chicken broth and  cook till it become dry.
  • When chicken become cool down ,grind it.Then mix 1/2 cup cream cheese and parsely
  • Now divide the dough into equal parts.Roll it into a small round and fill with 1 tablespoon chicken paste,Cover it and give the solid conical shape.
  • Now dip in the beaten egg and then roll out in the bread crumbs.
  • Deep fry Coxinha in the medium heat till golden brown.Drain out in the absorbent paper.