& Butterflied Chicken With Pita Bread

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COOK TIME: 60 mins


Ingredients for Pita Bread

  • Warm water 1/3 cup
  • Warm milk 1/2 cup
  • Yeast 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 2 ½ tbsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • All-purpose flour 2 ½ cups
  • Black pepper powder (for seasoning) to taste

Ingredients for Sauce

  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Ketchup 4 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 ½ tsp
  • Red chili flakes 1 tsp
  • Onion powder 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder 1 tsp
  • Dry thyme 1 tsp
  • Dry rosemary 1 tsp
  • Soy sauce 4 tbsp

Ingredients for Butterfly Chicken

  • Onion rings as required
  • Tomato veggies as required
  • Carrot veggies as required
  • Potatoes veggies as required
  • Garlic cloves as required
  • Olive oil 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Seasoned chicken
  • Sauce as required


  1. In a bowl add flour, sugar, salt, yeast, oil and mix well. Add warm water and milk and knead a smooth dough. Let it rest until double in size.
  2. Transfer the dough to dough mat and divide into 8 equal parts. Roll each ball into small disc.
  3. Bake them in preheated oven at 180°C for 10-12 minutes and set aside.
  4. Take whole chicken and spatchcock it. Rub salt and black pepper gently over whole chicken and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  5. Set a small sauce pot over medium heat. Add olive oil, ketchup, salt, black pepper powder, cumin powder, red chili flakes, onion powder, garlic powder, dry thyme, dry rosemary, soy sauce and simmer until sauce thicken to desired consistency. Take off flame and let it cool on room temperature.
  6. Place the chicken on greased baking pan and brush sauce all over it. Place onions, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, garlic on the baking pan, season with olive oil, salt and black pepper and cover with foil paper.
  7. Place it in the pre-heated oven at 220°C for 20 minutes. Brush the remaining sauce over the chicken and bake for another 15 minutes at 180°C or until the interior temperature reads 73°C.
  8. Your Butterfly chicken is ready. serve with pita bread.

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