How to make Chicken in Hoisin sauce -

A Chinese delicacy – chicken cooked with garlic, onion, hoisin sauce and some other ingredients.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Hoisin sauce (होयसिन सॉस)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken in Hoisin sauce

Chicken in Hoisin sauce 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken in Hoisin sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1 inch cubes, 2

  • Hoisin sauce 3-4 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Garlic chopped 2

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3-4 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Spring onions 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + to deep fry

  • Green capsicum thickly sliced 1

  • Red chilli sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

In a mixing bowl, add chicken. Break an egg in another bowl, whisk and add half to chicken.

Step 2

Add salt, crushed black peppercorn, half the green chillies, one teaspoon garlic, mix and keep aside for ten minutes.

Step 3

Now add two to three tablespoons of corn flour and mix.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, add the chicken pieces one by one and deep fry till golden and crispy. Drain on an absorbent paper.

Step 5

Slice the onion and the spring onion bulbs. Also finely chop the spring onion greens and keep aside.

Step 6

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick wok, add remaining green chillies, garlic and sauté nicely.

Step 7

Now add the sliced onions and sauté it for one to two minutes or till changes colour.

Step 8

Make slurry of the remaining corn flour.

Step 9

Add the capsicum and toss. Add the hoisin sauce, red chilli sauce and mix well. Add a little water and mix again.

Step 10

Add the slurry, mix. Add the fried chicken and toss.

Step 11

Finally add the spring onion greens, vinegar and mix. Serve hot.

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