Today’s recipe is chilli chicken dry version, this is an Chinese starter that is spicy and juice fried chicken pieces sauted in chilli sauce with onion and Capsicum.
In this recipe i didn’t use any food colour, ajinomoto , vinegar and fancy sauces that most of the recipe uses . Believe me chilli chicken turned out so good, flavourful and very delicious and matched 90% the restaurant version. Hubby & Daughter loved like it even it spicy they had it with tomato sauces so this recipe need basic ingredients for an Indo -Chinese Recipe and that give you restaurant style chilli chicken Taste.
PREP & COOKING TIME : 30-40 MIN
- Boneless chicken : 250 grams
- Capsicum : 2 small size
- Green chilli : 2
- Onion : 1
- Ginger : 1/2 tsp
- Garlic : 1 tsp
- Corn flour : 2 tsp
- All purpose flour/Maida : 2 tsp
- Black pepper : 1/2 tsp
- Soya Sauce : 1 1/2 tsp for Marination & 1 1/2 tsp for Seasoning
- Red Chilli sauce : 1 tsp
- Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
- Sugar : 1/2 tsp
CHILLI CHICKEN RECIPE STEP BY STEP PICTURES :
Step 1 : First in bowl take chicken with ginger-garlic-green chilli-coriander paste, red chilli sauce, soya sauce, black pepper powder, salt and keep marinate in fridge for 20 min.
Step 2 : After 20-30 min add corn flour, all purpose flour, red chilli powder( for colour). and mix well.
Step 3 : Heat oil for deep frying and when it’s almost smoking hot, add the chicken pieces one at a time, well coated with the batter. pieces will yield crispy chicken as shown. Drain excess oil using a paper towel and keep the fried pieces aside.
Step 4 : For sauce, in bowl add 1 1/2 tsp soya sauce, sugar, red chilli sauce, red chilli powder, pepper powder ( optional). mix well and keep aside.
Step 5 : Heat the oil given under table -2 and fry those green chillies, onion, bell peppers/capsicum and ginger garlic chopped. Saute them for few minutes over high flame. Add sauce and mix allow to bubble.
Step 6 : Add the chicken and Mix. If you feel it is dry, sprinkle little water. Fry on high for 2 to 3 minutes till it looks dry.
Step 7 : Serve Hot !! Enjoy !!