Chilli Chicken Recipe: How to Make Chilli Chicken

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Ingredients

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200 gms Boneless Chicken
1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
Frying, marination and cooking purpose Edible Oil
1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
as required Salt
2 cubed Onions
1 cubed capsicum
2 tbsp Soya sauce
1 tbsp Vinegar
2 tbsp Red chili sauce
2 tbsp green chili sauce
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp Ajinomoto
1/2 tsp sugar
handful Spring Onion
handful Chopped Coriander leaves

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Chilli Chicken Recipe: How to Make Chilli Chicken

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    Originally, chili chicken is cut up marinated chicken pieces (mostly breast pieces) dipped in cornflour and all-purpose flour paste and fried twice, later sauteed in hot authentic Chinese sauces like soya sauce, vinegar, red chili sauce, onions, capsicum and garnished with chopped coriander and spring onion.

    • 6 hours
    • Serves 4
    • Medium

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    Being a north Indian, it is a blessing to have access to Delicious, hot and spicy Indo-Chinese food all time. One place better than the other, I can hardly think of a place where they don’t serve good Chinese food.

    And, Chilli Chicken is my favorite of all the Chinese food. Chilli chicken recipe has a lot of variations like, gravy or dry. Dry chili chicken is mostly served as snack or appetizers, and gravy chili chicken is served in the main course with fried rice or Noodles.

    Chili chicken recipe might not sound easy, but result tastes so much better in the end. So, let’s quickly go through the ingredients needed in chili chicken recipe.

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    Steps

    1
    Done

    Marination -

    First of all, wash the chicken thoroughly and put it in a bowl for marination. Add in the ginger-garlic paste, salt, black pepper powder and edible oil and give it all a right mix.

    2
    Done

    You can always add beaten eggs in this marination or better results. I usually do not prefer it.
    Keep the marination for about 3-4 hours.

    3
    Done

    Prepare the flour dip -

    Take two tsp of cornflour and one tsp of All purpose flour and mix them. Now add in some water and make it into a smooth consistency.

    4
    Done

    Frying the Chicken -

    Take a pan and put in some oil and let it hot. Now, start taking out chicken pieces one by one, dip them carefully in the flour dip and coat it nicely and drown them in the hot oil.

    5
    Done

    Fry chicken pieces for about 5 - 10 minutes or so, till you see the chicken light brown. You can fry them twice as well; it makes them crispier and juicier. Save the flour dip to later use in the sauce preparation.
    Take them out on a tissue paper and let the chicken rest aside.

    6
    Done

    Making the Sauce -

    Now making the sauce spicy or mild is up to you, the measurement given above his according to my chili chicken recipe.
    In a wok or a pan, heat up some oil. Add in some cubed onion and toss it well. Remember to cook chili chicken on high flame only. Now add in, cubed capsicum and roll again for a minute or so.
    Remember to keep the veggies crunchy and less soggy.
    Pour in all the sauces, soya, vinegar, red chili sauce and tomato ketchup and stir in well.
    Now add in some salt and pepper and toss again.
    At this point, add in the marinated chicken and mix it nicely, till all the pieces are coated with sauce perfectly.

    7
    Done

    In a wok or a pan, heat up some oil. Add in some cubed onion and toss it well. Remember to cook chili chicken on high flame only. Now add in, cubed capsicum and roll again for a minute or so.

    8
    Done

    Remember to keep the veggies crunchy and less soggy.
    Pour in all the sauces, soya, vinegar, red chili sauce and tomato ketchup and stir in well.
    Now add in some salt and pepper and toss again.
    At this point, add in the marinated chicken and mix it nicely, till all the pieces are coated with sauce perfectly.
    For chicken to get stick with the sauce, add in the prepared flour dip on chicken and mix well.

    9
    Done

    Add in some water if required and cook for 2-5 minutes more. Garnish with chopped coriander and spring onion on top.
    Get it off the stove and serve it hot with noodles, or fried rice or just as it is.

    anusha

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