How to make Fiery Pepper Chicken -

A generous addition of peppercorns gives this chicken dish its name.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Crushed black peppercorns (कुटी हुई कालीमिर्च )

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fiery Pepper Chicken

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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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Fiery Pepper Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 400 grams

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried red chillies diagonally sliced 2-3

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger chopped ½ tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs finely chopped 2-3

  • Light soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Dark soy sauce ½ tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar

  • Cornflour/ corn starch

  • Spring onion greens chopped 2 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a non-stick pan. Add chicken, salt and crushed peppercorns, mix and cook till chicken is half done. Transfer into a plate.

Step 2

Heat remaining sesame oil in the same non-stick pan. Add dried red chillies, garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add seared chicken and toss. Add spring onion bulbs and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, crushed peppercorns, sugar and vinegar, mix well and toss.

Step 5

Mix cornstarch in some water to make smooth slurry, add it to the pan and mix well. Add spring onion greens and mix well.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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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.