How to make Capsicum Chicken -

Spiced chicken cooked with capsicum.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Green capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च ), Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Capsicum Chicken

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Hindi: shimla mirch
The capital city of Himachal Pradesh in India, Shimla has many farms of capsicum. Hence, the Hindi name. Besides this, though not loved by all, this veggie is the most essential whenever you plan to dish-up an Indo-Chinese recipe. Stuff them up with cheese, beans, other veggies or meats or just make a simple sabzi, it will surely add that exciting crisp to your creations!

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Capsicum Chicken Recipe

  • Green capsicum cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Boneless chicken breasts 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 7-8


Step 1

Heat oil in a non- stick pan. Add garlic, ginger, green chillies and sauté till garlic turns golden.

Step 2

Roughly slice chicken breasts, add to the pan and mix well. Add capsicum, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add onion, mix and cook for a minute. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

Roughly chop fresh coriander sprigs, add to pan and toss to mix.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.