DRY CHILLI CHICKEN

Chilli chicken is one of the delicious dish made up of chicken. You may order it at any restaurant, but the home version will turn out to be delicious and healthy, if you follow the right recipe. Here is an easy recipe. Make it as an evening snacks for your husband and he will love it.

Preparation Time: 2 hours 15 minutes (including marination time)dry chilli chicken recipe
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Ingredients:

  • 500g chicken pieces (boneless, cut into small pieces)
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 1 tbsp garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp green chilli sauce
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 green capsicum (cut into cubes)
  • 1/4 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 -3 green chillies (slit into two) (increase or decrease the quantity as per your taste)
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes (dry) or kashmiri chilli powder
  • A pinch of sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • Spring onions for garnishing

Preparation Instructions:

  • Mix egg (if using), all purpose flour, cornflour and half part of these ingredients; soya sauce, salt, pepper, garlic and green chilli sauce. Mix them well and add the chicken pieces to the mixture and leave them for two hours to marinate.
  • After two hours, heat 1/4 cup oil and fry marinated chicken pieces till they become golden brown. Set them aside.
  • In the oil remaining after frying the chicken pieces, add chopped garlic, green chillies, kashmiri chilli powder and fry them for 2 minutes.
  • Now, add onions and capsicum cubes and fry till they become soft. Add vinegar and mix well. Add fried chicken pieces and ingredients that we have saved at time of marination (1/2 tbsp soya sauce, 1/2 tbsp green chilli sauce, sugar, salt and pepper.)
  • Mix all ingredients well and fry for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and take it off on a serving dish.
  • Garnish with chopped spring onions and enjoy hot chilli chicken.

Tips:

  • If you don’t prefer it spicy, use red chillies in place of green chillies as they have less heat.

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