Chilli Chicken Dry

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“Weekend Is Incomplete Without Chicken” 😀

Chilli Chicken” A very popular Indo-Chinese dish of chicken. That’s often served as a snack, starter, or a side dish to noodles and fried rice/ schezwan fried rice
Enjoy restaurant style chilli chicken at home with this simple recipe. Mainly boneless chicken is used in this dish but some people do prefer boned chicken (me too ;).
Serves 2
For Marination

  • 250gm Boneless/ Boned chicken
  • 1 Tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/4 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp chilli sauce
  • 3 Tbsp corn flour
  • 2 Tbsp wheat flour
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying

For sauce

  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 Tsp chilli sauce
  • 1 Tsp corn flour
  • 1/4 Tsp sugar
  • 1 Tsp vinegar

Other Ingredients

  • 2 Chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 Chopped spring onion
  • 1 Small onion sliced
  • 1 Green capsicum sliced
  • 2 Chopped green chilies
  • Salt as required
  • Oil

Step 1- Marinade chicken with red chili powder, black pepper powder, chilli sauce, soy sauce, corn flour and wheat flour. Mix well and add a little salt. Keep aside for 10mins
Step 2- Meanwhile prepare sauce. Add soy sauce, red chili powder, chili sauce, vinegar, corn starch and sugar in a bowl and mix well
Step 3- Heat oil in a deep pan and deep fry the chicken pieces until cooked and crispy. If you want your chicken to be more crispy just add 1tbsp of corn flour and 1tbsp of wheat flour while marinating
Remove the chicken on kitchen towel when deep fried
Step 4- Remove the extra oil from the same pan, leave only 2tbsp of oil in the pan and add chopped garlic and sauté for 30secs
Step 5- Add chopped green chilies and other veggies and stir fry them. Once they are half cooked add the sauce prepared earlier and sauté for 1min. Add salt if required
Step 6- Add deep fried chicken and mix well. Turn off the flame and garnish with chopped spring onion (optional)
Your chilli chicken is ready to enjoy. Enjoy as a starter, main dish or as a  side dish to noodles or schezwan fried rice.


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