Sunday, 15 April 2012

Chicken Chilli

A very popular indo-chinese dish.  Chilli chicken must be the most popular dish that comes to mind when thinking about all the chinese food that has been adapted in India. It goes great with fried rice or chowmein noodles. Serves 4 people.


  • 500-600gms. boneless chicken (cut into1-inch cubes)
  • 2 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp corn flour / corn starch
  • 5-6 green chilies (finely chopped)
  • 2 green onion tops (finely chopped), if available
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • A pinch of ajinomoto (optional)
  • 2 cups chicken broth / water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Oil to fry
How to make chili chicken :
  1. Take 1tbsp. Soya sauce, 1tbsp. corn flour, salt, egg in a bowl and marinate chicken pieces in the the mixture for about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil and deep fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown.
  3. Now in a separate wok / kadhai heat 1 tbsp. oil and add garlic paste and green chilies and sauté for few seconds.
  4. Add 2 cups of chicken broth or water. Bring to boil and add sugar, pepper powder, salt , ajinomoto and remaining Soya sauce.
  5. Add fried chicken pieces to it and cook for few minutes.
  6. Dissolve the remaining corn flour in 1/2 cup water and add to the curry stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Serve chilli chicken hot garnished with chopped green onion tops. Goes well with steamed / boiled rice. 
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