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chilli chicken

Nusrath Jahan
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT chilli chicken RECIPE

marinated chicken fried and cooked in sauces

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Chinese
  • Frying
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. To marinate:
  2. 400 gms - chicken (boneless)
  3. 1 - egg
  4. 2 tbsp - corn starch
  5. 1 1/2 tbsp - soya sauce
  6. 1/2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  7. 1/2 tsp - crushed black pepper
  8. oil for deep frying
  9. For tempering:
  10. 1/2 cup - capsicum
  11. 2 - onions medium size
  12. 2 - green chillies
  13. 4 - garlic cloves(big)
  14. 3 tbsp water + 1 tbsp corn starch
  15. 2 tbsp -soya sauce and oil each
  16. 1 tbsp - tomato ketchup and chilly sauce each
  17. 1 tsp vinegar
  18. salt to taste


  1. Cut the chicken in cubes or strips and marinade with the spices listed under "to marinate". Allow the chicken to marinate for 30 minutes .
  2. Chop and dice the veggies in cube shapes.
  3. Heat oil in a wok/kadhai and on medium heat, fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown. Drain the chicken pieces on a tissue paper.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, saute the garlic and green chillies followed by capsicum and onions. Saute till onions become translucent
  5. Add the chicken and saute for a minute. In a bowl mix all the sauces, vinegar and add to the chicken.
  6. Stir in the sauce mixture. Make a slurry of 1 tbsp corn starch and 3 tbsp of water and add to chicken. Adjust salt accordingly.
  7. Allow the mixture to dry and gets well coated to the chicken.
  8. Keep cooking till the chicken is cooked and serve hot.

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Riley Wheeler
Riley Wheeler   Jan-16-2021

I like food with chicken in it. It seems simple to do. I'd like to try. thanks ball

Preetha S
Preetha S   Jul-08-2017

So much yummy and tasty

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