How to make Chilli Chilli Chicken -

Boneless chicken pieces marinated, deep-fried and served with super spicy sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chilli Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chilli Chicken 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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Chilli Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken legs cut into 1 inch pieces 400 grams

  • Green chillies light diagonally sliced 4-5

  • Green chillies diagonally sliced 2-3

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Garlic chopped 1½ tablespoons

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Ginger chopped ½ tablespoon

  • Onion cut into cubes and layers separated 1 medium

  • Green capsicum cut into medium pieces 1 medium

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Place chicken in a bowl, add ½ tablespoon chopped garlic, pepper powder, 1 tablespoon coriander leaves, egg and salt, mix and set aside for 10-15 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons cornstarch and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Slide the chicken pieces into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add light green chillies and green chillies and sauté on medium heat for a minute. Transfer chillies into a bowl.

Step 4

Add remaining garlic and ginger to the same pan and sauté for a minute. Add sautéed chillies, onion, capsicum and soy sauce, mix and sauté for a minute.

Step 5

Mix the remaining cornstarch in some water to make smooth slurry and add to pan. Add fried chicken and toss to mix. Add salt, pepper powder and remaining chopped coriander and toss.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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