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chilli chicken



Chilli Chicken is a popular Indo-Chinese dish that is a favorite among spice lovers. Marinated chicken pieces are deep fried and then sauteed in a blend of sauces, bell peppers and onions. This versatile dish can be served as a main course or as a tantalizing appetizer. Bright and colorful, it is a delightful medley of flavors that are bound to tantalize your taste buds.

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chicken (boneless)





3 teaspoons

white pepper powder

1/2 teaspoon

soy sauce

2 teaspoons

bell peppers, cut into cubes


onions, cut into cubes


ginger paste

1 teaspoon

garlic paste

1 teaspoon

green chilli paste

1 teaspoon

tomato sauce

1/4 cup

chilli sauce

1/4 cup


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Combine the chicken, egg, 2 teaspoons cornflour, white pepper powder, 1 teaspoon soy sauce and salt to make the marinade. Let the chicken marinate for at least 20 minutes.

Step 2:

Deep fry the marinated chicken until golden brown and set aside.

Step 3:

Sauté the bell peppers and onions in a large pan until they are slightly wilted, but still crispy. Set them aside.

Step 4:

In the same pan, add the ginger, garlic and green chilli pastes, sauté until fragrant.

Step 5:

Add the tomato sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar and remaining soy sauce to the pan and mix well.

Step 6:

Dissolve the remaining cornflour in a tablespoon of water and add it to the pan, stirring constantly to prevent lumps.

Step 7:

Add the fried chicken pieces to the pan and stir well to ensure they are well coated with the sauce.

Step 8:

Toss in the sautéed bell peppers and onions and stir to mix well.

Step 9:

Serve the chilli chicken hot, garnished with spring onion greens.

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