Dry Chilli Chicken is a popular Indo-Chinese dish of chicken. It is also considered as a loose term used to describe a variety of dry chicken preparations in India.Though mainly boneless chicken is used in this dish, some people also recommend to use boned chicken too.
Serves – 6 persons
Ingredients for Dry Chilli Chicken Recipe
- Chicken – 1 kg
- Bell peppers(capsicum) yellow, red and green – ½ of each and sliced
- Green chillies – 4 (slit)
- Garlic – 4-5(chopped)
- Onion – 1 big (cubed)
- Soya sauce – 2 tsp
- Tomato sauce – 2 tbsp
- Chilli sauce – 2 tsp
- Vinegar – 1 tsp
- Cornflour – 2 tbsp
- All purpose flour (maida) – 3 tbsp
- Egg – 1
- Salt – to taste
- Pepper – taste
- Oil/ olive oil – 300 ml
Procedure for Preparing Dry Chilli Chicken Recipe
Wash the chicken pieces and then marinate it with 1 tsp soya sauce, 1 tsp chilli sauce, 1 tbsp cornflour, 1 tbsp maida, beaten egg,salt and pepper fore at least 20 minutes
Now heat oil in a pan/ kadhai/wok and fry the chicken pieces and keep aside. Do not throw away the excess marinated mix.
Heat 2 tsp oil in the pan/kadhai/wok and add chopped garlic, green chillies and onions and sauté for 2 minutes then add the bell peppers and again sauté for 2 minutes. To this add the remaining soya sauce, chilli sauce , tomato sauce, 1 tsp vinegar, salt and pepper.
Add the fried chicken pieces to this and mix well.
Now mix cornflour and maida in little water and then pour this onto the chicken.
Mix well . Check seasoning and once the chicken is well coated with the all the sauces remove from fire and serve hot with fried rice/ noodles, it also is a good appetizer.