Oats and Chicken Porridge

Oatmeal-crusted chicken tenders are delightfully crunchy, and are sure to be a hit with adults and children alike.

Time: 30 minutes


  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 Tbsp crushed garlic
  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 6-8 fresh coriander sprigs
  • 1/2 cup browned onions + for garnishing
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 lemon, juice


  • Cut chicken into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaves, ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute.
  • Add green chillies and chicken pieces and mix well.
  • Add oats, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder and salt and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups water and mix well.
  • Cook till chicken is done.
  • Finely chop coriander sprigs.
  • Add browned onions, butter and lemon juice to the pan and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Add egg whites and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Transfer the porridge into a serving bowl, garnish with browned onions and serve hot.