Saturday, September 25, 2010

Chicken Chilli !!

Preparation Time:- 15-20 mins
Cooking Time:- 10-15 mins

 Serves 2-3 People

400 Grams Boneless chicken, cut into fingers
6-8 Green chillies, chopped
2 1/2 tbsps Cornflour/ corn starch
1/2 tsp Black peppercorns, crushed
1 Egg
2 tbsp Dark soy sauce
8-10 cloves Garlic crushed
2 Medium sized onion chopped
2 Medium Green capsicums (seeded thick strips)
2 tbsp Red chilli sauce
1 Cup of Chicken stock
2 tbsp Vinegar
2 Cups of Oil to deep fry
Salt to taste
Chopped Spring Onions to Garnish


1.Take chicken pieces in a bowl. Add half the cornflour, salt, crushed black peppercorns, egg and mix. 
2. Add a little dark soya sauce and mix.
3. Heat sufficient oil in a wok and deep fry the chicken pieces till golden. Take care not to overcook. Now drain and set aside.
4. Heat oil in another wok. Add garlic and sauté for half a minute. Add green chillies and continue to sauté. Add onion, green capsicum and sauté. Add the remaining dark soya sauce, red chilli sauce and stir. Add a little chicken stock and bring the mixture to a boil. 
5. Blend the remaining cornflour in a little stock. Add fried chicken pieces to the wok and toss. 
6. Add blended cornflour and mix. Add salt and cook for a minute. Add vinegar and stir. 
7. The starter is ready. If you want gravy add some more stock and let it come to a boil. 
8. Garnish this appetizer with finely chopped spring onions

An Appetizer to be Served hot!