Love Chinese? Love Chili Chicken? Why order from outside. Prepare this delicacy at home by following these easy steps! Treat yourself and your loved ones! Serve with Fried rice or Hakka Noodles.

Marination Time : Minimun 30 minutes

Preparation Time : 30 minutes

Serves : 4-6 persons

Ingredients :

For marinating chicken :

Chicken : 300 grams  (*You can use either boneless chicken or with bones)

Egg : 1

Ginger garlic paste : 1 tablespoon

Salt as per taste

Pepper powder : 1/4 teaspoon

Cornflour : 2 tablespoons

Soya sauce : 1 teaspoon

Chili sauce : 1 teaspoon

White Vinegar : 1 tablespoon

Refined oil for deep frying

For gravy :

Garlic : 4-5 cloves, finely chopped

Onion : 3-4, diced

Capsicum : 1, diced

Green Chili : 3, slited

Soya sauce : 1 teaspoon

Chili sauce : 1 teaspoon

White Vinegar : 1 teaspoon

Tomato sauce / ketchup : 2 tablespoons

Red chili flakes : 1 teaspoon  (optional)

Pepper powder : 1/4 teaspoon

Salt as per taste

Water as required

Refined oil : 2 tablespoons

Spring onions : 1/2 cup

Cornflour : 2 tablespoons

Method :

Cut chicken pieces into small cubes. In a bowl add the chicken, egg, ginger garlic paste, soya sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, pepper powder and salt. Mix well and keep aside or in the refrigerator for minimum 30 minutes to 2-3 hours. Take the marinated chicken and mix in the cornflour.

Heat oil in a kadhai or pan and deep fry the chicken pieces till golden brown. Drain excess oil in a kitchen towel and keep aside.

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a kadhai or wok and saute the garlic and onions for a minute. Add in the green chillies and capsicum. Stir fry on high flame. Add in the salt, tomato sauce, chili sauce, vinegar and pepper.

In a bowl take 1 cup of water and mix in the cornflour and soya sauce. Add this mixture into the wok and stir for 1-2 minutes till the cornflour thickens. Add little water if you want a thinner gravy. Mix in the fried chicken pieces. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Mix in the red chilli flakes and spring onions. Remove from flame.

Serve hot with steamed Rice, fried rice or Hakka Noodles.

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