How to make Smokey Chicken Stir Fry -

chicken pieces smoked and then cooked with flavourful spices and vegetables.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken legs (चिकन टंगड़ी), Garlic paste (लहसुन की पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Smokey Chicken Stir Fry

Smokey Chicken Stir Fry 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Smokey Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

  • Chicken legs boneless, cut into cubes 400 grams

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes ¼ teaspoon

  • Soy sauce 1½ teaspoons

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1 teaspoon

  • Spring onion with greens 2 tablespo

  • Red capsicum 1 large

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Celery chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onion cut into cubes and layers separated 1 medium

  • Broccoli separated into florets 1 small

  • Fresh basil leaves 3-4


Step 1

Put chicken in a bowl. Add garlic paste, ½ teaspoon crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes and ½ teaspoon soy sauce and mix well.

Step 2

Place a steel katori in the centre and put a piece of hot coal in the katori. Drizzle sesame oil over the coal piece and cover immediately to trap the smoke. Keep covered for 2-3 minutes, remove the cover and set aside.

Step 3

Slice spring onion bulbs, reserve the greens. Cut capsicum into triangles.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic, celery, smoked chicken, onion and sliced spring onion bulbs and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add capsicum and broccoli and mix well. Add remaining soy sauce, mix well and sauté well. Add remaining crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 6

Chop reserved spring onion greens, add some to the pan, reserving the remaining for garnishing, along with torn basil leaves. Mix well.

Step 7

Serve hot garnished with reserved chopped spring onion greens.

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