Chicken and Pepper Stir Fry

Chicken and coloured peppers combine well to make this delicious stir-fry. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken and Pepper Stir Fry

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Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Yellow bell pepper
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time Preparation Time
Cook time Cooking Time
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken and Pepper Stir Fry

  • 300 grams Boneless chicken cut into strips
  • 1 small Yellow bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 small Red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 small Green capsicum finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespo Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli sauce
  • 1 Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Celery chopped
  • 2-3 Spring onion bulbs cut into quarters
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (til)
  • 1 teaspoon Spring onion greens finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sesame oil (til oil)


  1. Take the chicken strips in a bowl. Add salt, ¼ teaspoon crushed peppercorns and ginger-garlic paste. Mix well and add 1 tablespoon cornflour. Mix well and set aside for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add marinated chicken and cook on high heat till the chicken is almost cooked. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Heat ½ tablespoon oil in another non-stick pan. Add ginger and sauté. Add garlic and sauté for ½ minute.
  4. Add yellow pepper, red pepper, capsicum, mix well and sauté on high heat for a few minutes.
  5. Dissolve 2 teaspoons cornflour in little water, mix well to make a lump free slurry.
  6. Add red chilli sauce and soy sauce to the pan with the peppers. Mix well. Add celery and mix again.
  7. Separate the spring onion bulbs and add. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  8. Add ¼ teaspoon crushed peppercorns and mix. Add the slurry and stir well, cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Add chicken and mix well. Cook for a minute.
  10. Add vinegar, sesame seeds, 1 teaspoon chopped spring onion greens and mix well. Let it get heated through.
  11. Add remaining crushed peppercorns, mix well and switch off heat. Add sesame oil and mix well.
  12. Serve hot garnished with some chopped spring onion greens and sesame seeds.

Nutrition Info

Calories 553
Carbohydrates 16.7
Protein 82
Fat 17.7
Other Fiber Zinc- 1.3mg