Friday, May 4, 2012

Chili Chicken


Chicken boneless ½ kg
Salt ½ tsp
White pepper ½ tp
Egg 1
Cornflour 1 tbsp heaped

  1. Mix the ingredients listed above in a bowl. Put boneless chicken pieces in it.
  2. Cover and let it marinate for at least half an hour.
  3. Heat oil in a wok, and deep fry chicken pieces until cooked through.
For the Gravy:

Oil ¼ cup
Garlic chopped 1 tsp heaped
Ginger chopped 1 tsp heaped
Red chilies dry 7-8 
Salt ½ tsp
Red chili powder ½ tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
White pepper ½ tsp
White vinegar 2 tbsp
Chili garlic sauce 2 tbsp
Soy sauce 1 tbsp
Sesame oil 2 tbsp (optional)
Cornflour 1 tbsp (dissolved in ½ cup of water)

Capsicum 1 (remove seeds and cut into squares)
Onion 1 medium (cut into squares)
Green onions 2-3 tbsp

  1. Heat oil in a wok. Add chopped ginger and garlic. Fry until golden brown in color. 
  2. Add dried red chilies. Fry for a minute.
  3. Add all the seasonings and sauces, stir fry on high flame for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Now put the fried chicken pieces, and sugar in it. Slow down the flame, and let it cook for at least 5 minutes.
  5. Add dissolved cornflour and keep stirring until the gravy is thick in consistency. 
  6. Add vegetables, sesame oil. Serve with egg fried rice.

*Sesame oil really enhance the flavor of your dish, it also gives it a glossy finish and special aroma. I always use it in Thai/Chinese cuisines and soups. 


  1. I'm coming over, keep the lunch ready ;)

  2. Wow that looks so good! Have just discovered your blog, look forward to trying this and others out soon :-)




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