Make with kids: Annabel Karmel’s chicken dippers

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  • Finding delicious and simple meals that kids can enjoy eating and making can be difficult, but we’ve found the perfect recipe with these crispy coated chicken dippers by celeb chef Annabel Karmel.

    They’re really easy to make and with our simple step-by-step picture recipe you’ll have these finger-licking chicken dippers ready in no time.

    This recipe serves up to 4 people and takes 35 mins to prepare (plus marinating) and 15 mins to cook and is the perfect starter recipe for your child to try out with a little help from you.

    Your child can learn all about raw meat – from washing your hands after touching it to how to cut the chicken into slices.

    It’s the perfect dinner recipe too so they can help you make dinner – learning and cooking at the same time.

    Annabel says: ‘These strips of chicken are coated in crisps! I’ve used cheese, but you can choose whichever flavour you like best.’

    If you like this chicken dippers recipe, be sure to have a look at some of the other amazing recipes you can make with kids: mini burgers, chocolate and orange brownies and delicious brown bread rolls.


    • 250g chicken breast, cut into thin slices
    • 150g bag good-quality cheese-flavoured crisps
    • 5tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
    • 6tbsp plain flour
    • Pepper
    • 1 egg

    For the marinade:

    • 200ml buttermilk
    • 1tsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 1tsp soy sauce
    • 1 small clove garlic, crushed
    • ¼tsp paprika
    • ¼tsp dried oregano

    Recipes taken from My Favourite Recipes by Annabel Karmel (published by DK, £8.99)