Who doesn’t love street food? When it came to finding the tastiest recipes to share with you, who best to turn to than the Halal Heroes over at Halal Chronicles. This husband and wife duo have not only been blogging their halal food escapades, but they’ve also taken to the kitchen, creating an array of delicious flavours to share with the world.

Here are three scrumptious street food ideas that we just couldn’t get enough of, but be sure to check out their website for more tasty ideas.  

Panko Chicken Bao Bun

1 Chicken breast
Panko bread crumbs, as required
2tb Soy sauce
2tb Oyster sauce
1tsp Garlic puree
1tsp Ginger puree
Salt to taste
1 Egg
Flour for coating
For the garnish:
1 Red chilli
1 Spring onion
Black sesame seeds
Fresh coriander
Thinly sliced cucumber
Step 1. Cut the chicken breast into 2-3 pieces.
Step 2. Marinate the chicken pieces with soy sauce, oyster sauce, garlic, ginger and salt to taste. Leave overnight or at least 2-3hrs prior to cooking.
Step 3. Take your marinated chicken breast and coat in flour, then egg wash and finally in panko breadcrumbs.
Step 4. Fry until the breadcrumbs are crispy and the chicken is cooked through.
Step 5. Whilst the chicken is cooking, steam your bao buns as per the packet instructions.
Step 6. To assemble the bao bun, take your steamed bao bun, place 2 thinly sliced cucumber slices, top with the panko chicken breast and then garnish with black sesame seeds, thinly chopped red chilli, spring onions and coriander.
Step 7. Serve with your choice of condiment. These go really well with hoisin sauce or sweet chilli sauce.

Pulled Chicken Tortilla Nachos

2 Tortilla sheets
Left over chicken
2 Red onion
3 Gloves of fresh garlic
A sauce of your choice e.g. BBQ sauce, curry sauce, chilli sauce
For the garnish:
Red chilli
Bunch of fresh coriander
Step 1. In a pan fry 1 thinly sliced red onion with the garlic.
Step 2. Once the onion has slightly softened, add the shredded leftover chicken and cook for 5mins.
Step 3. Add 3-4tb of your preferred sauce, add more sauce if required and cook for approx. 5mins.
Step 4. Cut the tortilla sheets into small triangular shapes and fry until slightly crispy.
Step 5. Remove from fryer and top with the pulled chicken.
Step 6. Garnish with a drizzle of sauce, mayonnaise and thinly cubed red onion, fresh coriander, red chilli and jalapeños.

Spicy Halloumi Fries

1 Block of halloumi cheese
Flour, as required
1 Egg
Panko breadcrumbs, as required
1/2 Red onion
1/4 Green/Red pepper
Salt as required
1 Red chilli
Tomato ketchup, as required
For the garnish:
1 Spring onion
1 Red chilli
Shichimi, optional
Choice of condiment
Step 1. Take 1 block of halloumi cheese and cut to size.
Step 2. Coat in flour and then egg wash.
Step 3. Coat the halloumi in panko breadcrumbs (be sure to use pako breadcrumbs).
Step 4. Deep fry until crispy and golden.
Step 5. For the sauce, thinly slice the red onion and green and red pepper.Cook the onions and peppers in 1tbp of oil for 5mins. Add salt to taste.
Step 6. Add 1 thinly sliced red chilli.
Step 7. Optional: Add 2tbp of tomato ketchup (not too much, it will make the halloumi soggy).
Step 8. Add the halloumi fries and coat in the sauce.
Step 9. Top the halloumi fries with freshly chopped coriander, spring onion, sliced chilli and optional shichimi seasoning. Serve with your choice of condiment. These go really well with sweet chilli sauce.

Credit: Halal Chronicles