Stir fried Chilli Chicken

Stir-fried chilly chicken

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Chicken thighs – 300 – 350 gm, cut into strips

2. Chilly garlic sauce – 1 tsp

    Soy sauce – 1 tsp

    Egg – 2 tbsp, beaten

    Corn flour – 1 tbsp

    Salt and pepper- As required

Marinate chicken pieces with ingredients numbered 2 for 20 minutes.

Other ingredients

3. Vegetable oil – 2 – 2.5 tbsp

4. Onion – 1/2 cup, cubed

    Garlic – 3 large, finely chopped

5. Capsicum, red and green – 1/2 cup each

    Celery – 2 tbsp, chopped (optional)

    Spring onion (white part) – 2 tbsp, chopped

6. Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp

7. Sugar – 1 tsp

8. Vinegar – 1 tsp

    Soy sauce – 2.5 tsp

    Chilly garlic sauce – 1 tbsp

9. Corn starch – 2 tsp dissolved in 1/2 cup water

10. Salt and pepper – To taste

11. Spring onion and cilantro – 2 tbsp, to garnish

Method

1. Heat 2 – 2.5 tbsp oil in a pan at medium-high heat and shallow fry the marinated chicken pieces for about 3 – 4 minutes on each side or until browned and done. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

2. In the remaining oil at high heat, add onion and garlic. Stir-fry until onion turns transparent. Add capsicum, celery and spring onion. Stir-fry for 1 – 2 minutes. Add sesame seeds and stir-fry for 1 minute. Next add fried chicken pieces.

3. Meanwhile in a small pan, heat 1 tsp sugar until it caramelizes (takes about 2 – 3 minutes). Bring down the heat to low and add vinegar, soy sauce and chilly garlic sauce. Mix well and immediately add corn starch in 1/2 cup water. Stir for about 30 – 45 seconds until it gets thickened. Pour this sauce over the chicken and veggies. Stir-fry at high heat for 1- 2 minutes until chicken is well-coated with the sauce. Serve hot with noodles / fried rice.

Recipe Courtesy – Zahera Ummat

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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