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Chilli Chicken | Chili Chicken Recipe

Chilli Chicken | Chili Chicken Recipe

Chili Chicken is popular Indo-Chinese recipe and if you eat chicken than this is a treat.  My sister makes some really good chili chicken and while we visited her she made this.  Though the ingredients and method looks long and complicated but if all the ingredients kept ready then it's easy and quick recipe.  Have it as started or side dish and enjoy.



Ingredients:

Boneless Chicken - 400 gms
Carrot - 1/2 diced [square pieces]
Capsicum - 1/2 diced [square pieces]
Onion - 1 diced [square pieces]
Spring onion - 2 tbsp chopped
Garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Green chili - 1 tsp minced
Egg - 1
Cornflour - 2 tbs[
While Cashews -  18 to 20 pieces
Dry red chili - 10 sliced
Black pepper - to taste
Ajinomoto - a pinch (optional)
Dark Soy Sauce - 1 tbsp
Chili Sauce - 1 tbsp
Vinegar - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste (if required)
Oil - to deep fry + 2 tbsp oil
Water - 1/4 cup


Method:

1. Marinate clean and washed chicken with 1/2 tbsp garlic paste, 1 tbsp cornflour, salt, egg, minced green chili for 1 hour or more. 

2. Dissolve 1 tbsp of cornflour in 1/4 cup of water and keep aside.

2. After 1 hour deep fry the chicken pieces [add more cornflour if required] and keep aside.

3. In a pan heat 2 tbs oil, add garlic paste, onion and saute for minute, add dry red chili, cashews  & mix well.

4. Add diced carrot and capsicum and saute for 2-3 minutes in high flame.

5. Now add fried chicken pieces along with pepper, soy, chili sauce, ajinomoto (if using), vinegar, salt, sugar and stir well.

6.  Add dissolve cornflour mix and stir well for a minute or until chili chicken becomes dry.  Add half of the chopped spring onion and stir.

Garnish with remaining spring onion and Serve hot.