Chilli Chicken Recipe

Chilli chicken recipe is something that every chicken lover should know how to make. This boneless chilli chicken recipe will instantly become your favourite too. It is spicy, glossy, and so tasty that your friends and family will thank you for introducing this chicken recipe to them. You can whip up this saucy and crispy chilli chicken recipe with a few simple ingredients in no time. Once the chicken is marinated well in flour and spices, the pieces are deep-fried and then cooked in several veggies and a melange of spices and sauces. You can adjust the spice level as per your taste as some people do not like too much spiciness. It can be done by reducing the number of green chillies used in the dish. The best thing about making this chilli chicken recipe at home is that you can cook it without any adulterants and additives such as MSG and ensure that your family enjoys healthy and tasty food. This appetiser recipe is best paired with Hakka noodles or fried rice as per the preference of the person. Many people make chilli chicken with gravy as well. It’s best suited for occasions like kitty party, potluck and game nights.

Ingredients for Chilli Chicken Recipe:-

  • 500 gm chopped chicken
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon sliced green chilli
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar
  • salt as required
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced capsicum (green pepper)

For Garnishing

  • 1 handful chopped spring onions


Step 1 Wash the chicken and prepare the marinade

To make this delicious recipe, begin with washing the chicken in some lukewarm water and rinse it again in cold water. Then take a large bowl and combine chicken, eggs, ginger-garlic paste and cornflour in it. Mix all the ingredients properly. You can also drizzle a little water to the batter to coat the chicken pieces evenly. Once done, refrigerate the chicken for 1-2 hours.

Step 2 Prepare the chilli chicken masala

After 1-2 hours, take out the marinade. Next, heat oil in a deep pan over a high flame. Carefully place the chicken pieces in the oil until cooked through. Remove and drain excess oil on absorbent paper. Meanwhile, heat 1 or 2 tbsps of oil in a separate pan over medium flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, add the onions and fry for 2-3 minutes till they turn translucent. Then add the capsicum and green chillies and mix well again. You can also add some dry roasted green chillies to accentuate the taste. Moreover, If you prefer the dish extra spicy, you can also add some vinegar-soaked green chillies to this recipe, as it adds to the taste and flavour.

Step 3 Cook chicken in soy sauce & vinegar

When the veggies are partially cooked, add soy sauce, vinegar, chicken and salt. Mix all the ingredients well and make sure that the chicken is well coated in the sauces. Keep stirring so that the chicken does not stick to the pan.

Step 4 Toss the Chilli Chicken and serve hot

Once done, remove and transfer the dish to a bowl. Garnish with the spring onions and roasted sesame seeds (optional) and serve it to your family and friends. We are sure your loved ones will love this awesome recipe. 

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