Crackling Spinach Chicken-SK Khazana

Two delicious Chinese dishes served together to make a brilliant dish This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Crackling Spinach Chicken-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken legs, Spinach
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Crackling Spinach Chicken-SK Khazana

  • 400 grams Boneless chicken legs cut into 1/2 inchSpin pieces
  • 2 cups Spinach shredded
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste White pepper powder
  • 1 tablespo teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 3 1/2 teaspoons Garlic chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Cornflour
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 1 tablespo teaspoon Sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Celery chopped
  • 1 Dried red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Medium onion quartered and layers separated
  • 2 teaspoons Cornflour slurry
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1.2 tablespoon Spring onion greens chopped


  1. Put chicken pieces in a bowl. Add salt, pepper powder, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon garlic, 1 teaspoon chilli flakes and cornflour. Mix well and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry spinach till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Deep-fry chicken pieces in the same oil till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a non-stick pan. Add 1½ teaspoons garlic, ginger and celery, mix and sauté till fragrant.
  5. Break and add red chilli along with 1 teaspoon soy sauce and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and stir.
  6. Add salt, sugar, onion and cornflour slurry and mix. Add fried chicken and mix well.
  7. Add coriander leaves and spring onion greens and mix well. Set aside.
  8. Heat 1 teaspoon sesame oil in another non-stick pan. Add remaining garlic and sauté till lightly browned. Add remaining chilli flakes, fried spinach and salt and toss well.
  9. Transfer the chicken onto a serving platter. Top with the crackling spinach and serve immediately.