How to make Bang Bang Chicken -

A novel way to serve shredded and flavoured chicken – in iceberg lettuce cups.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), White sesame seeds (सफेद तिल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bang Bang Chicken

Bang Bang 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bang Bang Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken chicken on bone 400 grams

  • White sesame seeds

  • Ginger 1 inch

  • Spring onions with greens knotted 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Paprika ½ teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 tablespoon

  • Peanut butter 1 tablespoon

  • Iceberg lettuce cups to serve


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan. Crush the ginger and add. Bring to a boil.

Step 2

Add knotted spring onion with greens and salt and boil. Add chicken, mix well and boil for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Drain the chicken. Place the chicken on the worktop and cool down to room temperature. Debone the chicken, add ½ tablespoon sesame oil to chicken pieces, rub well and place them in a zip lock bag. Bang with a rolling pin.

Step 4

Transfer chicken pieces into a bowl. Add spring onion bulbs, paprika, salt, soy sauce, remaining sesame oil, castor sugar and sesame seeds and mix well. Add peanut butter and a little stock in which the chicken was cooked and mix well.

Step 5

Arrange lettuce cups in a serving tray, place some chicken on each cup and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.