Chicken Kofta Recipe

Chicken Kofta.

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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
322 Calories
15g Fat
13g Carbs
32g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 322
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 32g
Calcium 83mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Chicken kofta is perfect for those who don't eat red meat or are trying to cut back. The flavor of this chicken kofta recipe is great!


  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • ½ tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion, chopped

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 350 F.

  2. In a food processor, combine the red bell pepper, parsley, garlic, pepper, and onion until thoroughly mixed. Ingredients can be used as listed but tend to hold better when mixed with the chicken.

  3. Pour the mixture into a large bowl and add chicken and mix well.

  4. Wet hands with water and form the mixture into balls, patties, or cigar-shaped pieces, whichever you desire.

  5. Place on greased cookie sheet or shallow baking dish in oven and cook for twenty minutes.

  6. Chicken kofta can also be cooked on a grill, either on skewers or alone, or pan-fried for 8 to 10 minutes, turning halfway through cook time.