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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Chilli Chicken

Chicken Chilli
Chilli Chicken

Chicken Chilli


A dry & spicy preparation where marinated chicken pieces are first stir-fried and then tossed with a combination of spices and vegetables, making it an ideal dish to be served with fried rice or noodles.

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Serves: 2

Preparation Time: 10 - 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes (approx)


  • 500 grams chicken cut into small pieces (with bone or boneless)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 green capsicum cut into bite size cubes
  • 1 small onion cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 tablespoon red chili sauce (or little more)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce/ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 green chilies chopped (or as per taste)
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onion (white & green)
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil as needed 

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix together first 6 ingredients from the above list. Add salt and mix well. Heat 1/4 cup vegetable oil a pan and shallow fry the chicken pieces on both sides. Cover and cook till chicken pieces are completely cooked.
  2. In another saucepan or wok, heat 5 to 6 tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add chopped garlic and ginger till they slightly change color. Then add finely chopped onion and fry till just soft, followed by capsicum and roughly chopped onion. Fry for few seconds on high heat.
  3. Now add red chili sauce, tomato sauce, and soy sauce. Give everything a quick stir on high heat, also add sugar, vinegar, and cooked chicken pieces. Stir gently but keep the flame high.
  4. Finally add salt if needed, green chilies and chopped spring onion. Stir for 30 seconds more on high heat and the chili chicken is now ready.
  5. Serve hot with fried rice or noodles. 

Note: The whole stir frying has to be done on high heat, so keep a close eye and do not multi-task when you are preparing this dish. You can also deep fry chicken pieces if you wish. 

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1 comment:

  1. Oh wow! lovely post. I'm truly cheerful to have gone by this site. Chicken is my all time favorite. i like all the dishes made by chicken. I really like your recipe and i am definitely gonna try out this recipe.Thanks for sharing this detailed recipe. Looking forward for excellent post.