How to make Chicken Chilli Rice -

A delicious chicken rice with green chillies for added flavour besides spiciness

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Chicken Chilli Rice

Chicken Chilli Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Chilli Rice Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 250 grams

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 1/2 tablespoon+ 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped ½ tablespoon

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Soy sauce 2½ teaspoons

  • Green chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Spring onions with greens 3-4

  • Green capsicum seeded and cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Green chilli for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ½ tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok. Add garlic, ginger and sliced green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 2

Cut chicken into cubes and add to the pan. Mix well and cook till the chicken is half done.

Step 3

Add rice, chicken stock, soy sauce, green chilli sauce, salt and pepper powder, mix well and bring to a boil. Cover and cook on low heat till both the rice and chicken are cooked.

Step 4

Cut spring onion bulbs into halves. Reserve two of the spring onion green stalks.

Step 5

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a small non-stick pan. Add spring onion bulbs and capsicum and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Chop the reserved spring onion green stalks.

Step 7

Add sautéed vegetables and some of the chopped spring onion greens to the rice and mix well.

Step 8

Serve hot garnished with remaining chopped spring onion greens and a slit green chilli.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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