Chilli Chicken Lollipop

Marinated chicken is deep-fried to a crunchy perfection, tossed in a sweet and spicy chilli sauce, and served with a side of tangy slaw or veggies. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chilli Chicken Lollipop

Main Ingredients Chicken lollipops, Black peppercorns
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg


  • 12 chicken lollipops, washed
  • 1 tablespoon corn flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons oil + for deep frying
  • 1½ tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 large onion, cut into quarters and layers separated
  • ½ cup stock
  • 2 teaspoons red chilli sauce
  • 1 small capsicum, cut into thick strips
  • A pinch of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour slurry
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar


  1. In a large bowl, add the chicken lollipops, corn flour, salt, crushed black peppercorns, 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce, and break in the egg, mix well and set aside.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai, deep fried the chicken lollipops till golden brown and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick wok, add ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, and sauté till golden brown.
  4. Add onion, sauté well and add stock, mix well and cook for 1 minute. Add remaining dark soy sauce, red chilli sauce and capsicum, mix well.
  5. Add salt, sugar, and mix well. Add 2 tablespoons corn flour slurry and mix well. Let the mixture come to a boil.
  6. Add the fried lollipops and cook for 1-2 minutes. Switch off the heat, add 1 teaspoon vinegar and mix well. 
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.