Chicken Sweet Soy Sauce

Marinated chicken breasts deep-fried and served with a sweet soy sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken Sweet Soy Sauce

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken breasts, brown sugar/jaggery
Cuisine Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken Sweet Soy Sauce

  • 4 Boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar/jaggery
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Green chillies chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • ½ cup Chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil (til oil)
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • for garnishing Spring onion greens 1 tablespoon +
  • for garnishing Sesame seeds (til) 1 tablespoon +


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  2. Cut chicken into medium sized cubes and transfer into a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon garlic, green chillies, salt and 2 tablespoons cornstarch and mix well. Add a little chicken stock and mix well.
  3. Deep-fry chicken in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. To prepare sauce, heat sesame oil in a non-stick pan. Add ginger and sauté for 30 seconds. Add remaining garlic and sauté for a minute. Add remaining chicken stock, chilli flakes, brown sugar, soy sauce and honey and mix well.
  5. Mix remaining cornstarch with some water to make a smooth slurry. Add to the sauce and mix well. Add salt and mix again.
  6. Add fried chicken and mix well. Add spring onion greens and sesame seeds and toss.
  7. Serve hot garnished with toasted sesame seeds and spring onion greens.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1645
Carbohydrates 58.1
Protein 147.3
Fat 91.5
Other Fiber Zinc- 11.6mg