Chilli Chicken Recipe

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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 

INGREDIENTS : 

  • 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
  • Coriander(optional)
  • Salt
  • Oil

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.

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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 !!

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