Chilli Chicken


Chilli Chicken

Ingredients: (half or double the quantity as required)
800 -1000 kg chicken pieces cut into small pieces
1 medium capsicum cubed
1 medium onion cubed
2 tbsp celery finely chopped
1 tbsp garlic finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger finely chopped
3-4 green chilis slit
Few spring onion slices
Oil to deep fry
2 tbsp corn flour mixed in ¾ cup water

Marinating ingredients:
4 tbsp corn flour
4 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 large egg
1 tsp pepper powder
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
Pinch of red colour (optional)
Salt as required

2 tbsp red chili sauce
1 tbsp dark soya sauce
2 tbsp light soya sauce (see notes)
2 tsp vinegar
½ tsp pepper powder

Mix all seasoning ingredients in a small bowl and keep aside.
Whisk all marinating ingredients and mix with chicken pieces. Keep aside for atleast 1 hr.
Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken pieces in medium heat till cooked.
Heat a larger pan and 2-3 tbsp oil.


Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chilis and saute for a minute.
Add capsicum and onion and saute till onions become translucent.
Add celery and saute for a minute.
Add seasoning and mix.
Add fried chicken pieces and mix well.
Sprinkle spring onion and take off fire if you want dry chili chicken.
If you prefer gravy, add the corn flour mixed with water and stir well and take off fire. (don’t boil too much after adding corn flour)
Serve with fried rice or parotta!

You can use either light or dark soya sauce.
Use bone-in pieces or chicken breast.