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8 Chicken Recipes Under 15 Minutes For Sahur


Qistina Bumidin •  Apr 02, 2022


Sahur is undoubtedly the most important meal during Ramadan, but many of us would much rather sacrifice food over sleep. We get you, you’re exhausted and waking up at 5 am to eat is near to impossible for many 😣 But you’re not doing yourself any good. You need a well-balanced meal to provide you with all the energy you need to handle your multiple responsibilities, and if you’re just surviving on a kurma, your day would simply be unproductive, and you won’t have a fruitful Ramadan 😔While it’s not obligatory for you to have sahur (it’s a sunnah), don’t underestimate the importance of it as it is a meal that is filled with blessings. As the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said:  تَسَحَّرُوا فَإِنَّ فِي السَّحُورِ بَرَكَةً “Have Sahur, for there is a blessing in Sahur.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]Well, don’t worry about this, you still have time to start prepping! We got you 8 recipes for sahur using our favourite meat ever: CHICKEN 😍 Gone are the days of being too tired and busy to whip up a meal because these recipes only take 15 minutes (AND LESS) of your time! 🤩If you’re thinking, ‘How on earth can I cook under 15 minutes with chicken?’, well here’s where Sadia’s range of fully-cooked chicken comes in 😉 You don’t have to leave the chicken overnight to be thawed and ready by sahur time, rather you can just heat these chicken pieces from Sadia straight from the freezer and they’ll be ready to be eaten in a few minutes 🤤 All of their chicken is perfectly seasoned and fully cooked, with no artificial flavours and preservatives, so all your perceptions of frozen chicken being unhealthy and what not? Poof, it’s gone! Let’s check out what your Sahur meals are going to look like! 😌

8 15-Minutes Sahur Recipes With Sadia Chicken

1. Honey Roasted Chicken Sliders

If you’re not up for a hearty sahur meal, but looking for something that fills you up quickly, these Honey Roasted Chicken Sliders are the way to go. These easy rolls come together quickly with Sadia’s Honey Roasted Chicken Leg topped with veggies, delicious toasted buns, and lots of gooey cheese 🤤Preparation & cooking time: 15 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients:
  • Sadia Honey Roasted Chicken Leg (1 pack)
  • 6 slider buns or 4 burger buns, sliced in half horizontally and buttered
  • 1 ½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Prepare the chicken according to the instruction options on the packet.
  • Slice the Sadia Honey Roasted Chicken Leg portions sufficient for the number of buns.
  • Place chicken onto buttered buns, top with 1 tbsp cheese and bun.
  • Place in a preheated 180°C oven and bake for 5 min until the cheese has melted.
  • Remove from the oven and serve immediately on a plate. Enjoy! 
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2. Rice with egg and soy sauce with chicken

Credit: @munira2782 for InstagramAhhh, the old classic. Many of us have eaten this dish since we were children. There's a reason why this simple dish could usually please even the pickiest eater - it's so good in its simplicity, and so comforting 🤤 It also makes for a quick sahur meal - especially when you have leftover rice from iftar the previous day (or if you're the kind to plan ahead, keep supplies of cooked rice in your freezer!). If you're willing to take one step further, feel free to fry up any frozen-food accompaniment, such as Sadia’s Breaded Chicken Cutlet if you’re craving something crunchy! 😋Preparation & cooking time: 15 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients
  • Sadia’s Breaded Chicken Cutlet
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • Soy Sauce
  • Reheat your rice for 3-4 minutes in the microwave
  • Cook up your eggs however you like and have your kicap (soy sauce) on hand to pour to taste. 
  • Heat up your chicken according to the instructions on the packaging of your choice of Sadia’s Breaded Chicken Cutlet
  • Serve it all on a plate and enjoy!
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3. Mala Chicken Wings with Garlic Onion Mash

Here’s something more filling for your family of 4! Spicy wings paired with savoury mashed potatoes infused with caramelised onion, it’s truly a comforting dish perfect for sahur 🤩Preparation & cooking time: 15 mins Feeds: 4 peopleIngredients:
  • 1 pack Sadia's Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings
  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 3/4 cups whole milk
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp of spring onion, thinly chopped
  • 2 tbsp Sour Cream
  1. Place the 1kg of peeled and quartered potatoes into a large pot and boil until soft
  2. In a small pot, mix 3 cloves of garlic, crushed, and 3/4 cups of whole milk.
  3. Place the pot over low heat and bring to a simmer while continuously stirring
  4. Heat the packet of Sadia's Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings according to instructions on the packaging. 
  5. Once potatoes are softened, place them into a large bowl and using a fork or a masher, mash them into smaller chunks.
  6. Then, slowly strain out the milk and pour it into the potatoes.
  7. Add 5 tbsp of unsalted butter, 2 tbsp of sour cream, salt and black pepper to taste, and 2 tbsp of spring onion into the bowl. Mash until creamy.
  8. Serve the mash onto a plate and the Sadia'sSichuanMala Chicken Wings on top of it.
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4. Quesadilla

Credit: UnsplashThis might be the simplest dish ever because you’ll only need two ingredients: store-bought tortillas and lots of cheese. Gone are the days of dragging your feet to prepare sahur! Take it up a notch and add some Sadia’s Pepper Grilled Chicken Breast for some added zing 😍Preparation & cooking time: 15 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients:
  • Sadia’s Pepper Grilled Chicken Breast cut into bite-sized pieces after being cooked 
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 2 flour tortillas
  • ½ cup of salsa for taste
  • o½ cup of guacamole for taste
  • ½ cup of chopped tomatoes (if you wish)
  • Jalapenos (if you wish)
  • Heat up  Sadia’s Pepper Grilled Chicken Breast according to the instructions on the packaging. 
  • Cut it into bite-sized pieces once it’s done
  • Spread your shredded cheese between each tortilla and toast in a frying pan until the cheese melts.
  • Cut your tortillas into triangles and serve with some salsa and guacamole
  • Add Sadia Pepper Grilled Chicken Breast with chopped tomatoes to tie it all together
  • Done! Now dig into your meal! 
Click to buy Sadia’s Pepper Grilled Chicken Breast!P.S. You might think frozen chicken is completely unhealthy, but you can be assured of the quality and taste of Sadia because farms have control over the supply, production and distribution chains to ensure their livestock is raised in the best possible environment.

5. Coconut Pancakes with Nasi Lemak

Who says you can’t have pancakes for sahur? Technically, it’s like breakfast. Pancakes are one of the easiest meals that can be prepared for sahur in Ramadan. It’s delicious and nutritious, which makes it enough to last you throughout your day. These coconut pancakes are light and fluffy, perfect for a sahur meal that’s not too overwhelming! 😋Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients
  • 1 pack Sadia's Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings
  • Coconut Pancakes:
    • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 tbsp sugar
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 1/2 tsp baking soda
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 1/4 cup shredded, unsweetened coconut
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 3/4 cup coconut milk
    • 1 tbsp melted unsalted butter
    • Additional butter or some cooking oil for cooking
  • Mix all 6 dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, add the remaining wet ingredients to the beaten egg and combine well.
  • Mix the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until incorporated. Don't overmix.
  • Heat the Sadia's Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings according to the instructions on the packaging.
  • In a hot skillet, add some butter to coat the pan.
  • Over medium-high heat, drop rounds of batter (about a scoop using a ladle) and cook until bubbles begin to pop in centre of the pancakes, for about 2 mins.
  • Flip pancakes and cook for an additional minute or so until golden brown. Test cook surface and temperature, and adjust cook time accordingly.
  • Serve the pancakes on a plate, and when the chicken wings are ready, place it on top of the pancakes.
  • Garnish with some maple syrup if preferred (or on the side), and some side salads or cucumber to give the dish some freshness. Enjoy while it's hot!
Click to buy Sadia’s Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings!

6. Upgraded instant noodles

Credit: UnsplashDon’t be alarmed by the term, ‘upgraded’. You’re just making your all-time favourite instant noodles with just a hint of finesse to make your sahur more filling! Moreover, if you really are just pressed for time, instant noodles are always a handy meal in the house. In the name of making it a little fancier, why not add Sadia’s Chef Creations Lemony Greek Yoghurt Grilled Chicken Breast? It actually tastes way better than it sounds! 🤤Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients
  • Sadia’s Chef Creations Lemony Greek Yoghurt Grilled Chicken Breast
  • 2 tbsp oil if you want it fried
  • ½ cup of bok choy or vegetables of your choice
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 red chilli sliced (add more if you like it spicy)
  • 2 packets of instant noodles of your choice
  • Boil your instant noodles as usual. Drain it and put it aside once it's done.
  • Thaw Sadia's Lemony Greek Yoghurt Grilled Chicken Breast and cut them into thick strips.
  • Heat up your pot and add the oil, onion, thawed chicken breast, chilli and vegetables. Stir fry onmedium heat until your chicken fully heated.
  • Add in your cooked instant noodles and seasonings from the packet provided
  • Fry evenly and serve! 
Click to buy Sadia’s Chef Creations Lemony Greek Yoghurt Grilled Chicken BreastP.S. Excited to try? Sadia is having a special promotion for four selected products at all Fairprice outlets islandwide for the whole month of April: Breaded Chicken Cutlet, Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings, Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings, all at the promotional price of $5.95 each (U.P. 6.95) and Honey Roasted Chicken Leg promotional price of $6.35 (U.P. $6.95)

7. Nasi Lemak with Chicken Wings

Preparing a heavenly nasi lemak dish all by yourself sounds like a lot of work, but this recipe cuts down a huge portion of your preparation time by almost half! Now, you can dig into a steaming plate of nasi lemak from your very own kitchen whenever you’d like, without having to purchase it all the time! Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients
  •  1 pack Sadia's Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings
  • Coconut Milk Rice:
    • 0.2 kg rice, preferably basmati rice, 5 1/2 cups
    • 1.2 cups water
    • 40 ml Thick coconut milk, 1 coconut
    • 0.6 pandan leaves, knotted and slightly bruised
    • 0.4 stick lemongrass, crushed
    • 0.2 ginger, crushed
    • 0.2 tsp sugar, to taste
    • 0.4 tsp salt, to taste
    • Sambal ikan bilis
  • Firstly, rinse the rice well and drain all the water out. Afterwards, transfer to a rice cooker and pour 50ml (1/4) of the thick coconut milk into a cup.
  • Do dilute the coconut mixture with some water accordingly. 
  • Add in salt and sugar and stir to mix. Pour the coconut milk mixture into the rice cooker. Add in additional water to make sure the volume of the watery coconut milk is the same as the rice in volume, which is roughly about 6 cups. 
  • Add in crushed ginger, lemongrass and pandan leaves. Switch on the rice cooker and cook the rice.
  • While waiting for your rice to be cooked, heat up the Sadia's Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings according to the cooking instructions on the package. 
  • When the rice is almost cooked, add the balance (150ml) of the thick coconut milk.
  • Stir the rice. Close the lid and continue cooking until done.
  • Serve cooked rice with chicken wings and a side of sambal ikan bilis.

8. Mala Olio Spaghetti

Delicious and packed with bold flavours, this dish has everything you love - spicy, cheesy and filling! The best part of this dish? It is an ideal quick and easy dish, great for those who are just not morning people! 😉Preparation time: 8 mins Cooking time: 7 mins Feeds: 2 peopleIngredients:
  • 1/4 pack spaghetti (for 2 pax)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1.5L water
  • 30g fresh shimeiji mushrooms
  • 1/4 onion, sliced
  • 1 stalk parsley, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp mala paste
  1. Add water, salt and olive oil to a pot. Add spaghetti when water boils and cook for 8 minutes.
  2. Prepare Sadia's Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings according to instructions on the packaging.
  3. Add olive oil, onions and garlic to the pan. Add mushrooms when onions soften.
  4. Add 2 tbsp spaghetti water, spaghetti, and mala paste.
  5. Stir gently to mix everything well.
  6. Carefully plate spaghetti and top it with the wings. Garnish with parsley and serve.
P.S. Now that you’ve mastered 15-minutes recipes, it’s time to upgrade your skills! Need a little inspiration? Register for a live cooking event on 5 May and guess how many dishes a chef can cook within 30 minutes simply using Sadia's Ready-to-Eat range of products! With the way Sadia Ready-to-Eat chickens can be cooked so quickly, we’re guessing like a gazillion?? Okay, we might be overreacting, but it’s definitely way more than just 8! Remember to check out their Facebook or Instagram page for more details. You can actually win prizes!!!Your sahur meals just got a whole lot more affordable! From 1st to 30th April 2022, Sadia Ready-To-Eat range has a special promotion for four selected products: Breaded Chicken Cutlet, Nasi Lemak Chicken Wings, Sichuan Mala Chicken Wings, all at the promotional price of $5.95 each (U.P. 6.95) and Honey Roasted Chicken Leg promotional price of $6.35 (U.P. $6.95). It's affordable and easy to cook, so now you have no more excuses for missing your sahur, yeah? 🤭Even how exhausted you are the night before, do make it a habit NOT to miss your sahur meals. You will constantly feel even more exhausted than before, and that definitely will affect the level of energy and concentration you need to get through the day. Furthermore, It is also said that Allah ﷺ places goodness in the activities of the one who partake in sahur so that they may be guided into doing good deeds throughout the day; such as performing obligatory and voluntary acts of worship, reciting du’as and performing acts of charity. Let Sadia Ready-To-Eat range help your sahur meal planning with minimal effort. You can find any of your favourite Sadia at major supermarkets, including Fairprice, island-wide! #HeatEatEnjoyRepeat: it’s really that simple! Website | Facebook | InstagramThis article is brought to you by Sadia Chicken.