30 November, 2010

Countdown to the Indian Christmas- Chilli Chicken

Another one of those indulgent dishes. Goes very well with the drinks as well as the weather!

  • 500 -600 gms Boneless Chicken
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour/Corn Starch
  • 5-6 Chopped Green Chilies
  • 2 Green Onion Chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 4 capsicums, de-seeded and diced into 1inch cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • A pinch of ajinomoto
  • 2 cups chicken Broth/ Water
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Oil to fry

Cut the boneless chicken pieces into1 " cubes.

Take 1tbsp. Soy sauce, 1tbsp. corn flour, salt, egg in a bowl and marinate chicken pieces in the the mixture for about 10-15 minutes.

Heat oil and deep fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown.

Now in a separate wok / kadhai heat 1 tbsp. oil and add garlic paste and green chilies as well as the capsicum and sauté for few seconds.

Add 2 cups of chicken broth or water. Bring to boil and add sugar, pepper powder, salt , ajinomoto and remaining Soy sauce.

Add fried chicken pieces to it and cook for few minutes.

Dissolve the remaining corn flour in 1/2 cup water and add to the curry stirring constantly to avoid lumps.

Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Serve Chinese chili chicken hot garnished with chopped green onion tops.

This dish is awesome with almost all kinds of drinks. Goes very well with Red Wine too...

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