Recipe of red Hot garlic chicken
Boneless Chicken Breast 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
Red chilli sauce
Spring onion bulbs halved 4
Green capsicum cut into pieces 1 medium
Spring onion greens finely chopped 2 stalks
Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon
Place chicken cubes in a bowl, add one tablespoon cornflour, salt, white pepper powder, one teaspoon soy sauce and little water and mix well.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry the chicken cubes till golden and drain on absorbent paper.
Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok, add garlic, ginger, dried red chillies and celery, mix and saute well.
Add red chilli paste, mix and sauté further. Add red chilli sauce and remaining soy sauce and mix well.
Add half cup of water, mix and cook till the sauce thickens.
Add spring onion bulbs and capsicum and mix well.
Add salt and white pepper powder, mix well and cook for two to three minutes.
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.
Add fried chicken, mix well and let it get heated through. Switch off heat.
Add half the spring onion greens and mix well. Add vinegar and mix well.
Serve hot garnished with remaining spring onion greens.