Dragon Chicken

Dragon Chicken

Ingredients (Serves 5)

1. Boneless chicken – Around 700 – 750 gm, cut into thin strips

2. Egg white – of one egg

Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp

Soy sauce – 1.5 tsp

Chilly sauce / chilly garlic sauce – 1.5 tsp

Salt – 2 – 3 pinches or as required

3. Corn starch – 1 tbsp

All purpose flour / maida – 2 tbsp

4. Oil – To deep/ shallow fry

5. Dried red chilies – 2 – 3, cut into small pieces

Cashews – 8 – 10

Ginger – 1 tsp, finely chopped

Garlic – 2 medium, chopped

Green chilly – 1, finely chopped

Onion – 1/2 cup, sliced

Green and red bell pepper / capsicum– 1/2 cup each

Celery – 2 tbsp, chopped

Spring onion (white part) – 2 tbsp

6. Tomato ketchup – 1 tbsp

Soy sauce – 1.5 tsp

Pepper powder – 1 pinch

Salt – 1 – 2 pinches or as required to taste

7. Spring onion (green part) – 2 – 3 tbsp

Method

1.  Combine the chicken pieces with tingredients numbered 2 and 3. Deep-fry the chicken pieces until browned and done, around 3 – 4 minutes at medium-high heat.

2. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a pan at medium-high heat. Add dried red chilies and cashews. Stir for a minute. Add ginger, garlic, green chilly and onion. Stir for a minute and then add the bell pepper, celery and spring onion. Stir-fry for 1 – 2 minutes at high heat. Add tomato ketchup, soy sauce and pepper powder. Mix well and add the fried chicken pieces. Stir-fry for a couple of minutes. Sprinkle chopped spring onion and switch off. Serve as an appetizer or as a  side-dish for noodles/fried rice. We had it with soba noodle (buck wheat) stir-fry. Enjoy!

Recipe Courtesy – Slightly adapted from Annies Kitchen

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Dragon Chicken

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Maya Akhil

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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