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Green Chilli Chicken is a Indo-Chinese dish that’s really flavourful. The restaurants use MSG which isn’t good for health. We can make the dish at home and enjoy the restaurant flavour. This spicy chicken goes well with fried rice or noodles.

Made this as part of our Blogging Marathon #110, week 1 day 1 under A to Z “30 minutes or under recipes”. This month we are doing G,H,I letters.

Preparation Time : 5 minutes

Cook Time : 25 minutes

Serves : 2-3


To marinate Chicken :

Boneless skinless chicken : 500 grams

Green chilli : 8 (make paste)

Cornflour : 1/4 cup

Baking powder : 1 teaspoon

Fresh ground black pepper : 1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste

For Gravy:

Sesame oil : 1 tablespoon

Ginger garlic paste : 2 tablespoons

Onion : 1 large chopped

Green chillies : 4 slit

Soya sauce : 2 teaspoons

Green Chilli sauce : 2 teaspoons

White vinegar : 1/2 teaspoon

Sugar : 1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Slurry : 2 teaspoons cornflour + 1/4 cup water

Water : 1 cup

Cilantro : To garnish

Method :

In a medium sized bowl, add all the ingredients listed under for chicken marinade, mix well and keep aside for 5 minutes.

In the meanwhile, heat oil for deep frying and fry the chicken till golden brown. Drain and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan on high heat, add onions, ginger garlic paste, green chillies and saute for 2 minutes.

Add all the sauces, salt, sugar and stir well. Add slurry, water and cook for 1 minute.

Add fried chicken stir well to coat and cook for 2 minutes.

Garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.


Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing this BM#110