Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chicken is a dish made of chunks of boneless chicken mixed with dry red chilies, finely chopped ginger and garlic, onions and other Indo Chinese spices to make a spicy Indian flare dish along with the distinct traditional Chinese flavors.

Indian Chinese cuisine is the version of Chinese flavoring and cooking methods to Indian preferences via a larger presenting of vegan recipes. Indian Chinese food was born when Chinese migrants moved in Calcutta and created some delicacies to match any local flavor. Nowadays, Chinese meals is an essential part of the Indian cooking world. It’s also loved by Indian and Chinese communities in Singapore, Malaysia and North America.

Chilli Chicken Recipe is an Indo-Chinese recipe, popularly served as a starter dish at Chinese restaurants …

Ingredients:

FOR MARINATION:

Chicken-500gms

Egg-1Cornflour-3 tbspAll purpose flour-1 tbsp (optional)

Black pepper powder-1 tspSoy sauce-2 tspSalt-1tsp Ginger garlic paste-1 tbspRefined vegetable oil for deep frying

FOR GRAVY:

Onion –1 medium size cut into cubes

Capsicum-1 medium size cut into cubes
Garlic-2 tsp chopped Ginger-1 tsp chopped
Green chillies-2-3 Spring onion-2 stalks Tomato sauce-4 tbspRed chilli sauce-2 tbspSoy sauce-1 tbsp Vinegar-1 tbsp Salt-1 tsp Red chilli powder-1 tsp (optional)
Corn flour- 3tbsp
Water-250 mlOil-2 tbsp
 

Method

  • Transfer all listed ingredients for marination into the chicken, mix them well.
  • Keep the chicken for marination for about 30 min.
  • Heat vegetable oil into a pan on high heat, turn the flame on medium heat, add chicken pieces one by one,Fry them slowly for about 6-7 min or till they turn into nice golden in colour, and the chicken gets tender.
  • Take them off into an absorbent paper.
  • Heat 2 tbsp  oil  into an another pan, once oil gets nicely hot add chopped garlic, ginger and green chillies, fry them for 30-35 sec.
  • Add chopped onions and chopped capsicum, fry them on high heat for 1-2 min.
  • Add tomato sauce, chili sauce ,soy sauce and vinegar.
  • Add some salt and red chili powder(optional.)
  • Add corn flour slurry gradually, mix with another hand simultaneously.
  • Cook for 2-3 min till the rawness of cornflour goes away.
  • Add chicken stock and MSG(both optional)
  • Add chicken pieces, mix well.
  • Garnish it with green part of spring onion.

 Tips:

  • While making any chicken starters you should brine the chicken before cooking.
  • Wash the chicken thoroughly and add water and salt and keep for atleast 30 minutes before actual cooking. 

Author: Hash Shaik

Homemaker. Born in Andhra Pradesh,India. Living in Hyderabad, India. I am here to help for people like just married couple, students in abroad, don’t know what & how to cook etc. If you love  Indian & Continental food, Veg & NonVeg, this website is very helpful for you. I try to upload new recipe posts

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