Chilli Chicken Recipe

The wonderful flavors of China have made it into the hearts a many world-wide. The crispness of the vegetables, along with the spice and the tender and juicy Chicken, has made this a winner in our books. Enjoy this amazing dish and your biggest worry will be how to stop eating…

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Serves: 4


Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs – 1lb (approx 1/2 kg)
Salt – to taste
Pepper- to taste
Cornstarch – 1.5 tbsp
Dry Red Chilli – 4-5 or to taste, cut
Oil – 4 tbsp
Ginger – 2 tbsp, minced
Garlic – 2 tbsp, minced
Green Chillies – to taste, slit
Onion – 1/2 medium, chopped
Red Bell Pepper – 1/3rd, chopped
Yellow Bell Pepper – 1/3rd, chopped
Green Bell Pepper – 1/3rd, chopped
Soy Sauce – 3 tbsp
Sambal or Chilli Sauce – 2 tbsp or to taste
White Vinegar – 1 tbsp
Spring Onions – 2 sprigs, cut diagonally


1. Wash the chicken well and lightly sprinkle Salt, Pepper and Cornstarch. Mix well and set aside.
2. In a wok-style pan, heat Oil on medium-high heat.
3. Drop the Chicken in so as to not let it clump, separate the pieces so they get coated in Oil and get evenly coated.
4. Cook uncovered stirring frequently. Allow the Chicken to cook all the way through.
5. To check, cut a piece of chicken and if there is no pink, it's done.
6. With a slotted spoon, pull the chicken to the side, drain all the excess Oil and keep aside.
7. In the same Oil, add in the chopped Dry Red Chillies and cook for 30 seconds.
8. Add in the Ginger, Garlic and Green Chillies, mix and cook for a minute.
9. Add in the Onion and the Bell-Pepper and cook for another minute or so.
10. Add in the Soy Sauce, Chilli Sauce and the Vinegar. Mix.
11. Add the Chicken.
12. Cook until the sauce coats the Chicken and the Vegetables.
13. Once done, turn off the flame and add in the Spring Onions.
14. Toss once again and serve immediately with Noodles, Fried Rice or Steamed Rice.
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  1. TOE KNEE January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    that looks really god! wish you ladies were cooking for me……smiles…
    thanks for sharing.

  2. Dale Thomas January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    I’m going to attempt to make this, but I’m afraid I’m going to make it to

  3. Cecilie Hansen January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    looks freaking amazing!

  4. 1Clip1Bullet January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Marry me both of u 

  5. Dale Thomas January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Does it have to be boneless chicken thighs? Or can it be just normal
    boneless chicken breasts. 

  6. mynewname January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

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  7. Suman Chakravarthy January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    I like your frying in less oil trick instead of deep frying. Though I enjoy
    Indo Chinese style I stayed away from preparing certain dishes which
    involve deep frying. Thanks to you ladies now I can venture into it. Just
    the kind of recipe I was looking for. Thanks again.

  8. Prashant ojha January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    awsm recpie easy too.

  9. Michelle Curly January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    I so wanna try this, it looks so delicious! I am hungry now!

  10. Karkat Vantas January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    This is amazing! One of the best things I’ve had in a while! 10/10

  11. Joseon In January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Exellente..thank you ladies. You made it look very easy and simple.

  12. Tabassum Shakeel January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    I tried it tonight and it was amazing and yummy:) came out really

  13. maninder virk January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    very nice and simple recipe :)

  14. Ishwaraprasad Smartha Jamadagni January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Dear wonderful ladies Hetal and Anuja. I watch your cooking lessons a lot.
    Can you both please tell me how to make Pepperidge farm chessman cookies at
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    chessmen cookies at home because they are quite expensive to buy in the

  15. V Luke January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Is that boneless chicken?
    I really enjoy trying your recipes

  16. bronzeownsu5 January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    nothin better than two lesbians in the kitchen. DAMN

  17. Rico Tarrayo January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    I will definitely try this one for families dinner. Look so tasty and
    yummy. Thanks for sharing and keep it up ladies :)

  18. Saji Sreedharan January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    good, thanks for sharing

  19. JoeisCooking January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    This sounds great. It has my favorite flavor combination: salty, sour and

  20. yousuf aboobacker January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Wonderful…simple and delicious. Thank you

  21. Mohd Afiffi January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Hai…soo nice. Will try this. Thank you for the idea.

  22. Anand Saran January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    very nicely done 

  23. Charlee F January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Great work!!
    Can you make it without the chilli and Chilli sauce? :)

  24. Maribel Watts January 5, 2015 at 7:27 pm

    Yummy!!! But very spicy i made tonight and it was so good that i couldnt
    stop eating but my mouth was on fire. Excellente!!!