How to make Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken Breast (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce

Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe Card


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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken Breast cut into ½ inch cubes 400 grams

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep-frying

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3-4

  • Celery chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Kashmiri red chilli paste 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion bulbs halved 4

  • Green capsicum cut into ½ inch pieces 1 medium

  • Spring onion greens finely chopped 2 stalks

  • Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Place chicken cubes in a bowl, add one tablespoon cornflour, salt, white pepper powder, one teaspoon soy sauce and little water and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the chicken cubes till golden and drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic, ginger, dried red chillies and celery, mix and sauté well.

Step 4

Add red chilli paste, mix and sauté further. Add red chilli sauce and remaining soy sauce and mix well.

Step 5

Add half cup of water, mix and cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 6

Add spring onion bulbs and capsicum and mix well.

Step 7

Add salt and white pepper powder, mix well and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 8

Take one tablespoon cornflour in a bowl, add sufficient water and mix well to make a lump free slurry. Add the slurry to the wok, mix well and cook till the mixture thickens.

Step 9

Add fried chicken, mix well and let it get heated through. Switch off heat.

Step 10

Add half the spring onion greens and mix well. Add vinegar and mix well.

Step 11

Serve hot garnished with remaining spring onion greens.

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