Chicken Manchurian

Chicken manchurian is a dish of cooking the chicken fillets in an Indo-Chinese style.

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17/12/2013

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Marination Time :2-3 hrs

Cooking Time : 20-30 mins

Serves : 5-6

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Cuisine : Indian»Main»

Main Ingredient : Chicken
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :

 

  • Boneless Chicken - 750g - cut into small pieces
  • Capsicum (Green pepper) - 1
  • Green Chilli - 4-5
  • Ginger - 1" long and 1" wide piece
  • Garlic - 2 cloves
  • Ginger-Garlic paste - 2 tsp heaped
  • Tomato puree - 4 tblsp or Tomato Sauce - 6 tblsp
  • Chicken stock - 200ml
  • Corn flour - 4 tblsp
  • Plain flour (Maida) - 4 tblsp
  • Dark soy sauce - 1 tblsp
  • Light soy sauce - 4 tblsp
  • Egg - 2
  • Flavour enhancer ( or ajinomotto) - 1 pinch (optional)
  • Oil - 250-300ml for frying
  • Water - as required

Salt - to taste


Method :
  1. Make a batter with corn flour, plain flour, dark soy sauce, egg, ginger-garlic paste and flavour enhancer if it is being added.
  2. Marinate the chicken pieces with the batter for atleast 2 hours.
  3. Heat a deep frying pan on medium heat and add most of the oil except 1 tblsp.
  4. Deep fry the chicken pieces few at a time and leave them aside.
  5. After all the pieces are fried, leave the cornflour mix aside.
  6. Chop the onion and chilli; Slice the capsicum/green pepper; Grate the ginger and garlic.
  7. Heat a separate pan and add a tblsp of oil.
  8. Add the chopped onion and chilli, grated ginger and garlic, and the sliced capsicum. Saute for about 2-3 minutes.
  9. Add tomato puree or tomato sauce, light soya sauce and chicken stock or water; Let it boil.
  10. Add the corn flour mix and cooked chicken pieces. Let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  12. Chicken manchurian is ready to be served.

Notes : This is suitable for rice/chapathi or any wheat bread.

Other Names : Chicken manchurian


 

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2 Responses to “Chicken Manchurian”

  1. Kevin says:

    I used mushrooms instead of a green pepper and they worked quite well.

    Overall, a really tasty dish!

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