How to make Spiced Shredded Chicken -

Boneless chicken cooked with coloured capsicums and spices - a chinese delicacy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Best of Chinese Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Light soy Sauce (लाइट सोय सॉस)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Spiced Shredded 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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spiced Shredded Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into thin strips 400 grams

  • Light soy Sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Dry sherry (optional) 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oyster sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Chilli sauce 3 tablespoons

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 tablespoons

  • Chicken stock 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic finely chopped 3-4 cloves

  • Green chillies diagonally sliced 3-4

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Green capsicum cut into strips 1 medium

  • Red capsicum cut into strips 1/2 medium

  • Yellow capsicu cut into strips 1/2 medium

  • Black peppercorns crushed 4-5

Method

Step 1

Mix the chicken with the light soy sauce, dry sherry and salt to taste. Leave aside to marinate for half an hour. Mix the oyster sauce, sugar, chilli sauce and cornflour in chicken stock.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a wok or a pan, add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and stir-fry briefly. Add the marinated chicken, onion and the three capsicums and continue to stir-fry for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Stir in the sauce and spice mix and cook on high heat for two minutes, tossing and stirring continuously.

Step 4

Sprinkle crushed peppercorns and 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.