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Shanghai Chicken

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You don’t need to go to Shanghai for this, cook it in your own kitchen and enjoy.

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Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Shanghai Chicken

Main Ingredients

Boneless chicken,




Main Course-Chicken

Level Of Cooking



  • Boneless chicken cut into cubes
    400 grams
  • Egg beaten
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Cornflour/ corn starch
    1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Oil
    1 tablespo
  • Garlic grated
    1 tablespoon
  • Ginger grated
    1 tablespoon
  • Green chillies silt
  • Soy sauce
    4 tablespoons
  • Tomato ketchup
    4 tablespoons
  • Vinegar
    1 tablespoon
  • Brown sugar
    1 teaspoon
  • Carrot diced and blanched
    1 medium
  • Cabbage diced
    1/2 small
  • Green peas boiled
    1/2 cup
  • Spring onions chopped
  • Roasted peanuts
    2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix egg, chicken, salt and cornflour in a bowl and set aside to marinate for fifteen minutes. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan, and deep fry the chicken cubes till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic and ginger and sauté till fragrant.Add green chillies, soya sauce, tomato ketchup, vinegar and brown sugar and sauté for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Add carrot, cabbage, green peas, spring onions and peanuts and toss to mix.Add the fried chicken cubes, salt and mix well. Serve hot.

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