Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce

You simply cannot ignore this delectable chicken dish. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Boneless Chicken Breast, Garlic
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce

  • 400 grams Boneless Chicken Breast cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste White pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoons Soy sauce
  • for deep-frying Oil 1 tablespoon +
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger chopped
  • 3-4 Dried red chillies broken
  • 1 teaspoon Celery chopped
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Kashmiri red chilli paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Red chilli sauce
  • 4 Spring onion bulbs halved
  • 1 medium Green capsicum cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 stalks Spring onion greens finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vinegar


  1. Place chicken cubes in a bowl, add one tablespoon cornflour, salt, white pepper powder, one teaspoon soy sauce and little water and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the chicken cubes till golden and drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic, ginger, dried red chillies and celery, mix and sauté well.
  4. Add red chilli paste, mix and sauté further. Add red chilli sauce and remaining soy sauce and mix well.
  5. Add half cup of water, mix and cook till the sauce thickens.
  6. Add spring onion bulbs and capsicum and mix well.
  7. Add salt and white pepper powder, mix well and cook for two to three minutes.
  8. Take one tablespoon cornflour in a bowl, add sufficient water and mix well to make a lump free slurry. Add the slurry to the wok, mix well and cook till the mixture thickens.
  9. Add fried chicken, mix well and let it get heated through. Switch off heat.
  10. Add half the spring onion greens and mix well. Add vinegar and mix well.
  11. Serve hot garnished with remaining spring onion greens.

Nutrition Info

Calories 955
Carbohydrates 13.6
Protein 105.9
Fat 52.9