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CHILLI CHICKEN (DRY)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com

Ingredients

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp light cooking oil
  • 500 gms boneless chicken thighs cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 medium onions cubed
  • 1 medium green bell pepper cubed
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste (add in extra pepper for that zing)
  • a handful of chopped green onions for garnish

Instructions

  • Mix in the turmeric and chilli powder with the chicken pieces to coat well. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large non-stick wok and stir-fry the chicken till slightly browned along the edges. Remove from the wok and set aside.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the wok and add in ginger and garlic. Fry for a few seconds till fragrant before adding in the diced onions and peppers. Stir-fry on high heat, tossing continuously for a minute, and then add in the white pepper and both the sauces.
  • Season with salt and pepper, add in the pre-cooked chicken and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes till everything is mixed well.
  • Garnish with chopped green onions and serve warm with plain rice of a side of Fried Rice.