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Chinese Chilli Chicken Recipe

Easy Chilli Chicken Recipe

Indo-Chinese chilli chicken is a sweet, spicy, slightly sour and crispy dish all over the world. It is made with chicken, egg, onion, capsicum, ginger-garlic and some other ingredients. If you want to make a delicious crispy, spicy and slightly sour dry chilli chicken, follow the recipe instructions.

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Bengali, Chinese, Indian
Keyword chilli chicken, chilli chicken recipe, Chinese Chilli Chicken Recipe, dry chilli chicken, Healthy Chilli chicken recipe, Indo-Chinese Chilli Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 2 People
Calories 270 kcal


Chilli Chicken Ingredients:

For Marinating or Batter

  • 200 g Chicken
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Black Pepper
  • A pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1/2 pc Fatted egg

For Sauce Mixture

  • 2 tbsp Sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp Black Soya Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp White Vinegar

For Stir-Frying

  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp Chopped Ginger
  • 2 tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1 cup Chopped onion
  • 1 cup Chopped Capsicum (Green & Red)
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar

For Serving

  • Sesame
  • Chopped Onion Leaves



  1. Cut chicken into cubes with boneless or with bone and dry the chicken pieces with kitchen tissue or you can use a towel.

  2. Now chop capsicum, big sized onion, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves and green chillies. Put them separately.

Prepare Batter:

  1. Now prepare batter by using chicken cubes, crushed black pepper, salt, cornflour, and egg.

  2. Mix it properly.

Make a Sauce Mixture:

  1. In a bowl, add sweet chilli sauce, black soya sauce, tomato sauce, sugar, and white vinegar.

  2. Mix them well, and put aside.

How to fry Chicken:

  1. Take a pan for deep frying chicken cubes. Heat the oil around 350 Fahrenheit.

  2. Now properly coat chicken cubes and put on the oil one by one.

  3. Fry all chicken cubes by following the same procedure.

How to stir-fry:

  1. Take a non-stick frying pan, add vegetable oil 3tbs. Now add chopped ginger 2tsp and garlic 2tsp.

  2. Then add chopped onion 1cup and Chopped capsicum 1cup.

  3. Keep the flame medium-high and stir-fry ginger-garlic, onion, and capsicum.

  4. Now add coriander powder 1tsp, red chilli powder 1tbs, and sugar 1tbs.

  5. Then add mixing sauce and salt (If needed) and continue cooking for 2 minutes.

  6. Add all the fried chicken on the sauce and stir fry for a minute or more. Check the chicken cubes coated both sides evenly.

How to serve Chinese chilli chicken:

  1. Chilli chicken is served with a nice plate or small bowl as an appetizer, sprinkle sesame and chopped onion leaves (If possible, otherwise don’t use it) on the top.

  2. You can serve it with fried rice and fried chicken as a side dish. Now enjoy the food!

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