How to make Spicy Chicken Leg -

Spicy chicken leg is a dish with tantalizing flavours. The tender chicken combined with the zesty taste is sure to produce a heavenly dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken legs (चिकन टंगड़ी), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


Spicy Chicken Leg

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Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Chicken Leg Recipe

  • Chicken legs 8

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Eggs 4

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Sesame oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garlic , chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Ginger , chopped 1 1/2 small bunch

  • Spring onion bulbs sliced 5-6

  • Soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Hoisin sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Chicken stock 3/4 cup

  • Spring onion greens , sliced 2 tbsps + to garnish

Method

Step 1

Take chicken legs on a plate, sprinkle salt and crushed black peppercorns and rub well.

Step 2

Break eggs in a bowl, add salt and crushed black peppercorns and beat well.

Step 3

Spread flour on another plate, add salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Coat each chicken leg with flour mixture, dip in beaten egg mixture and again coat with flour mixture. Repeat this process twice more. And keep the chicken legs on a platter.

Step 6

Slide the coated chicken legs into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Heat sesame oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic and ginger, mix and sauté for 30 seconds. Add spring onion bulbs, mix and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 8

Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce and red chilli sauce and mix well. Add chicken stock, mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add salt, crushed peppercorns and 2 tablespoons spring onion greens and mix well. Add fried chicken legs and mix till they are well coated with the sauce mixture.

Step 10

Arrange them on a serving platter, garnish with spring onion greens and serve hot.

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