How to make Dragon Chicken -

A delicious chicken dish with a Chinese touch enriched with fried cashewnuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Dragon Chicken

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dragon Chicken Recipe

  • Cashewnuts fried ½ cup

  • Boneless chicken breasts 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1½ teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon

  • Chicken stock ½ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Chicken stock as required

  • Yellow bell pepper medium ½

  • Red bell pepper medium ½

  • Tomatoes 2 medium

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Garlic chopped tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs chopped ½ cup

  • Tomato ketchup cup

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped ½ cup


Step 1

Thinly slice chicken breasts and put into a bowl. Add salt, ½ teaspoon chilli powder, 1 teaspoon garam masala powder, crushed peppercorns and ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add cornstarch and refined flour and some chicken stock to the chicken and mix well.

Step 4

Deep-fry chicken in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Cut bell peppers into triangles. Deseed and cut tomatoes into triangles.

Step 6

To prepare sauce, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add ginger and sauté for 30 seconds. Add green chillies, mix and sauté for 10-15 seconds. Add garlic, mix and sauté till golden.

Step 7

Add spring onion bulbs, toss and sauté till golden. Add tomato and bell pepper triangles and toss.

Step 8

Add remaining chilli powder, crushed peppercorns and remaining garam masala powder and toss.

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