Chicken crackling

Try adding this chicken crackling to a dish for extra texture and depth of flavour. You can crumble it over a Caesar salad or serve with chicken soup for a hint of umami

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Serves 12
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 54
  • Fat 5
  • Protein 2
  • Saturated Fat 2


  • skins of 2 chicken breasts
  • white pepper, to taste
  • smoked paprika, to taste
  • dried herbs, to taste


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Pat chicken breast skins dry with kitchen paper. Place on a sheet of baking parchment on a baking sheet. Sprinkle on white pepper, smoked paprika or any dried herb to taste. Put another sheet of baking parchment on top, then place another baking sheet on top to weigh down the skins. Bake for 25-30 mins until crisp and golden.