• Prep Time: 1 hr 30 mins
  • Cooking Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 2 loaves

Chicken Bread

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 Ingredients List

  • For the Filling
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken meat
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Dough
  • 1 8 g packet active dry yeast
  • 2 cups warm water, divided plus more as needed
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • ΒΌ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Egg wash (1 egg whisk in 1 tsp water), for glazing
  • Sesame seeds for sprinkling


To make the filling:
Place the butter and onion in a pan over medium high heat. Cook the onion until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in the garam masala and flour.
Add the milk, and cook, stirring, until thick, about a minute. Stir in the chicken meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from the heat and cool completely.

To make the dough:
In a big bowl, dissolve the yeast in 1 cup warm water. Add the sugar and let stand for 5 minutes.
In another big bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt.
Add the flour mixture to the yeast mixture and then add the egg, oil and remaining 1 cup warm water. Knead until a medium soft dough is achieved, adding more warm water as needed. Place in a greased bowl, cover with a damp cloth and let rise for 1 hour.
Preheat the oven to 400 degree F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Divide the dough into two. Roll the dough into a rectangular shape, snip the sides with scissors or a knife, put half of the filling in the center and fold each side so they overlap each other like a braid. Brush top generously with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Repeat with the other dough and filling. Place the breads in the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes.

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