Macaroni muffins or macaroni chicken muffins are a wonderful addition to kids lunchbox.This is a fun way of twisting the normal macaroni dish that you serve.These Macaroni muffins are not just limited to the kids lunchbox. They make a great snack for both adults and kids.They are easy to make and great to have on hand.

12 cups

Cooking Time:
30 Minutes


Convection oven


  • Chicken (cubed)| 500 g
  • Chilli powder | 1 Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder | 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste | 2 tsp
  • Carrot | 1 nos.(grated)
  • Cabbage(chopped) | 1/2 cup
  • Capsicum | 1 nos.(chopped)
  • Macaroni( elbow shaped)| 1 1/2cups
  • Tomato ketchup | 4 Tbsp
  • Soya sauce | 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder | 1/2 tsp
  • Vinegar | 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar | 1 pinch
  • Salt | to taste
  • Black pepper powder | 1 tsp
  • Eggs | 5 nos.


Step 1

  • Marinate the chicken cubes with 1 Tbsp chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt and keep aside for 30 minutes. Shallow fry the chicken pieces until cooked.Then shred the cooked chicken into small pieces.

Step 2

  • Place the macaroni in a pan of boiling water with salt and cook as per the package instructions.It should be a little firm,don’t overcook it. When the macaroni is cooked, drain it and keep aside.

Step 3

  • Heat 3 Tbsp of oil in a pan, add 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, carrot and cabbage. Saute well for 1 minute and then add capsicum.Now add 1/2 tsp chilli powder and saute well.

Step 4

  • Now add in the shredded chicken, tomato ketchup,soya sauce, vinegar and sugar. Saute well for 2 minutes.Now, add the cooked macaronis, combine well and cook for about 5 -6 minutes in a low flame.Check the salt to taste.

Step 5

  • Meanwhile, blend the eggs with pepper powder and salt.When the macaroni mixture is slightly cooled, add the egg mixture to it and combine well.

Step 6

  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Grease a muffin tin with some oil.Spoon in the macaroni mix into each holes bake in the oven for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

  • Once the macaroni chicken muffins have been baked, allow them to cool slightly before attempting to remove them from the muffin tins.Enjoy it.

Well and good recipe by Shinaz Shanib, first runner-up of the contest,Flavours of Ramadan.Macaroni chicken muffins, a lovely snack recipe all set for you to try and send in your reviews.

Shinaz Shanib

Shinaz Shanib

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