Chilli Chicken Recipe
Published : 06 Jul 2019, 18:45
If you are looking for a sweet and spicy chicken recipe, then here is a dish that will become your favourite instantly.
Chilli Chicken is a popular Indo-Chinese recipe that you can easily prepare in your home. It’s a mouth-watering chicken recipe that’s cooked using Indian vegetables and Chinese flavours. It’s mouth-watering appetizer recipe that has boneless chicken marinated in eggs, corn flour and ginger-garlic paste for up to 2 hours.
Once the chicken is marinated well, the pieces are deep-fried and then cooked in several veggies and a melange of spices. It’s a spicy dish that goes well with the Indian palate and can be paired with a drink as well. You can adjust the spiciness as per your taste as some people do not like the too much spiciness. This can be done by reducing the amount of green chillies used in the dish.
The best thing about this chilli chicken recipe is that it’s made without MSG, which is the main component of Chinese cuisine and doing this will make your dish healthy and delicious as well. This appetizer recipe is best paired with hakka noodles and fried rice as per the preference of the person.
There are many people who make this dish with gravy as well. It’s best suited for occasions like kitty party, potluck and game night. So, if you want to treat your loved ones with a dish that has all the flavours in it, try this delicious chilli chicken recipe and enjoy!
Ingredients of Chilli Chicken
400 gm chopped chicken
1/2 cup powdered corn flour
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
2 tablespoon sliced green chilli
2 tablespoon vinegar
1/2 cup sunflower oil
1 beaten egg
1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 handful chopped spring onions
1/2 teaspoon powdered salt
How to make Chilli Chicken
To prepare this delicious chicken recipe, combine chicken, eggs, ginger garlic paste and corn flour in a bowl. Mix all the ingredients properly. Then in the same bowl, pour enough water so that the chicken pieces are well coated with the batter. Once done, keep aside the batter in a refrigerator to marinate for 1-2 hours.
After 1-2 hours, take out the marinade. Next, heat oil in a deep pan over high flame. Carefully place the chicken pieces in the oil until cooked through. Remove and drain excess oil on an absorbent paper. Meanwhile, heat 1 or 2 tbsp of oil in a separate pan over moderate flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, add the onions and fry for 2-3 minutes till they turn translucent. Then add the green chilies and mix well again. You can also add some dry roasted green chilies to accentuate the taste. Moreover, If you like it very spicy, you can also add some vinegar soaked green chilies to this recipe, as it adds on to the taste and flavor.
After a while, add soy sauce, vinegar, chicken and salt. Mix all the ingredients well and make sure that the chicken is well coated with the sauces.
Once done, remove and transfer the dish to a bowl. Garnish with the spring onions, roasted sesame and serve it to your family and friends. We are sure your loved ones will love this awesome recipe.
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