Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chicken is a dish made of chunks of boneless chicken mixed with dry red chillies, 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. Nowadays, Chinese meal is an essential part of Indian cooking. It is also loved by Indian and Chinese communities in Singapore, Malaysia, and North America. Let’s start making Chilli Chicken.


For Marination:

Boneless Chicken-1/2 kg

Oil for Deep Frying

Egg – one

Cornflour – 2Tbsp

Ginger Garlic paste – 1 Tbsp

Red Chilli Powder- 1 Tbsp

Salt – 1tsp

For Gravy:

Oil – 2 tsp

Ginger -1/2′ piece finely chopped

Garlic finely chopped -3 tsp

Onions- 2 roughly chopped

Green chillies-5 roughly chopped

Dry Red Chillies -2

Soy Sauce – 2 Tsp

Tomato Ketchup -3 Tbsp

Water -1/2 cup

Green onions- finely chopped 2 tsp

Coriander leaves- few for garnishing


  • Wash chicken pieces and strain the water completely and pat dry the pieces with a clean kitchen towel.
  • Mix all the ingredients mentioned in “Marination” with chicken and marinate it for about 15 minutes.
  • Deep fry the chicken pieces and set aside. 


  1. Heat 2 tsp Oil in a pan add onions fry till translucent. Add green chillies, dry red chillies for 30 seconds.
  2. Add soy sauce and tomato ketchup fry it for 30 seconds then add half cup water bring it to boil.
  3. Finally, add fried chicken pieces and fry them on high flame for about 2 minutes. Adjust the salt and simmer for a minute.
  4.  Garnish with green onions and coriander leaves. Serve hot and ENJOY!!!
Chilli Chicken
Chilli Chicken


  • Serves 4-5.
  • Served as a starter or goes well as a side dish.
Please make sure about measurements as I mention Tbsp and tsp for reference about measurements please visit my page Weight & Measurements



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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