How to Make Delicious Cheese-Crusted Chicken for Babies: A Simple and Nutritious Recipe

Q: Can I use another type of cheese instead of the recommended one?
A: Yes, you can use any cheese that melts well and is suitable for babies.

Q: Is it necessary to marinate the chicken for a full hour?
A: Marinating for an hour enhances the flavor, but if short on time, even 30 minutes can work.

Q: Can I bake the chicken instead of pan-frying?
A: Yes, baking is a healthier alternative, but it might not yield the same crispy texture.

Cheesy Chicken Delight for Babies


  • 2 chicken legs, deboned
  • 100g shredded cheese
  • Garlic slices, as needed
  • Ginger slices, as needed
  • Soy sauce, to taste
  • Vegetarian oyster sauce, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Mushroom powder, to taste
  • Parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Cornstarch, for coating
  1. Place deboned chicken legs in a dish and add garlic and ginger slices to remove any gamey taste.
  2. For marinating, use household seasonings like soy sauce, vegetarian oyster sauce, mushroom powder, and salt.
  3. Combine 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce, a little mushroom powder, and salt. Mix well and marinate for 1 hour.
  4. Coat the marinated chicken in cornstarch, ensuring both sides are evenly covered.
  5. Preheat a non-stick pan with oil and cook the chicken over low heat until crispy on both sides.
  6. Once cooked, cut the chicken into small pieces suitable for babies.
  7. In a new pan, melt the shredded cheese.
  8. When the cheese is melted, add the chicken pieces and toss to coat evenly with cheese.
  9. Cook over low heat until the cheese turns slightly brown. Garnish with chopped parsley.
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  • Rich in protein and calcium, essential for baby’s growth and bone development.
  • Contains moderate amount of fats, important for energy and development.
  • Garlic and ginger add flavor and have natural antibacterial properties.