How to make Chilli Chicken- SK Khazana -

As the name suggests this dish is supposed to be spicy but you can adjust the green chillies as per your taste

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indo-Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken


Chilli Chicken- SK Khazana

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilli Chicken- SK Khazana Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 500 grams

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Egg 1

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Onion cut into 1 inch pieces and layers separated 1 large

  • Green capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Red chilli sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch slurry 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens cut into thin strips 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Fried rice to serve

Method

Step 1

Take chicken cubes in a large bowl, add salt, crushed black peppercorns, cornflour, refined flour and egg and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, drop the chicken cubes into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat sesame oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and green chillies and sauté till golden brown. Add onion and capsicum, mix and sauté 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add red chilli sauce and soy sauce and mix well. Add 1 cup water, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 5

Add the fried chicken, salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add cornflour slurry and mix well. Add ½ cup water and mix and cook till the mixture thickens.

Step 6

Add spring onion greens and toss well. Switch the heat off and add vinegar and mix well.

Step 7

Put the chicken over a bed of fried rice, garnish with spring onion green strips and serve hot.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.