Sweet and Sour Chicken Chilli Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Sweet and Sour Chicken Chilli Recipe

                              
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Sweet and Sour Chicken Chilli | Chicken Chilli is the most popular sweet and sour dish consists of shallow fried chicken in bite sized, usually a more customized version of sweet and sour sauce made of sugar, ketchup, white vinegar, soy sauce along with some additional ingredients including 
capsicum, onions, carrots, cabbage and mushrooms
Sweet and sour is a generic term that encompasses many styles of sauce, cuisine and cooking methods. It is commonly used in China as well as has been used in Europe and America
                                        
                                            
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Here I prepared sweet and sour chicken chilli in my own the version in which I added additional ingredient green chillies and red chilli sauce instead of ketchup because I kept the name of this dish sweet and sour chicken chilli, a bit different than typically prepared sweet and sour chicken, my version is a bit hot and a quite amazing taste due to adding additional ingredients hot red chilli sauce and green chillies, if you don’t like spicy the version you can skip both ingredients from the recipe
Kitchen is my lab where I put my experiments on a daily bases to bring some uniqueness in my recipes,
Usually, sweet and sour chicken is served with any type of fried riceso lets the go-ahead to know how to make this recipe in my style…..
                                                 
                       
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Preparation of sweet and sour chicken chilli:
To prepare this recipe firstly we rinse and cut the chicken breast into small cubes, then add spices ginger-garlic paste, salt, red chilli powder, black peppercorn 

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Along with seasoning add cornstarch coat the chicken very well set aside until required

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Cook Chicken Stock:
Put bones with 1-litre water in the pot then add ginger garlic paste, chicken powder, salt and crushed black peppercorn, stir to mix well then bring it to boil, allow to cook it around 40 minutes over medium flame, strain the stock into another pot/bowl and discard all bones








Chop vegetables:
Remove the skin of the onion and cut into thinly slices, peel the carrot and cut into thin long slices, finely chop the green pepper into long thinly slices, grate the cabbage
Remove the stalks of green chillies and cut into long thinly slices

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Making the sweet and sour sauce:
Shift the chicken stock to another deep pot then start to now adding spice and chopped vegetables

 
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Stir well then add remaining spices


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Keep stirring on medium flame, until bring to boil


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Allow cooking vegetables in chicken stock  about 10-12 minutes on medium-low flame

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Shallow fry chicken cubes:
Meantime heat the oil in a frypan and shallow fry marinated chicken on medium flame from all sides

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Put the fried chicken to the sauce

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And keep mixing on medium flame

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The other hand dissolves the cornstarch with little water, constantly keep stirring by pouring cornstarch to the sauce 

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Then add hot red chilli sauce to the sweet and sour sauce and keep mixing to prevent making lumps, stir to combine well for 5 minutes on low-medium heat

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Sweet and sour is done, turn off the flame and remove from the stove

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Transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with fried rice

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How to make the recipe?




Sweet and sour chicken chilli is the most popular sweet and sour dish consist of shallow fried chicken in bite-sized, usually more customized version of sweet and sour sauce


Ingredients for chicken marination: 
  1. 150g, chicken boneless cut into cube
  2. 1 tsp, ginger garlic paste freshly ground
  3. Salt to taste
  4. 1 tsp,cornstarch
  5. ½ tsp, red chilli powder
  6. ½ tsp, black peppercorn
  7. 2 tbsp, olive oil
For Chicken stock:
  1. 200g, chicken bones
  2. ½ tsp, chicken powder
  3. 1/3 tsp, salt
  4. ¼ tsp, black peppercorn powder freshly crushed
  5. 1 tsp, ginger garlic paste
For spices:
  1. 1 tsp, white peppercorn freshly crushed
  2. 1 tsp, black peppercorn freshly crushed
  3. 1 tbsp, soy sauce
  4. ½ tsp, chicken powder
  5. 1 tsp, sugar
  6. ½ tbsp, homemade hot red chilli sauce
  7. 1 tbsp, white vinegar
  8. 3 tbsp,cornstarch
  9. Salt to taste
Vegetables for sauce:
  1. ½ cup, carrots long thinly sliced
  2. 1/3 cup, cabbage grated
  3. ½ cup, green pepper (capsicum) long thinly sliced
  4. ¼ cup, green chillies long sliced optional
  5. ½ cup, onion finely chopped 
Instructions:
  1. Shift the chicken stock to another deep pot then start to now adding spice white vinegar, white peppercorn and chopped vegetables
  2. Stir well then add chicken powder, sugar, salt and soy sauce along with black peppercorn
  3. Keep stirring on medium flame until bring to boil
  4. Allow cooking vegetables in chicken stock  about 10-12 minutes on medium-low flame
  5. Meantime heat the oil in a frypan and shallow fry marinated chicken on medium flame from all sides
  6. Put the fried chicken to the sauce
  7. And keep mixing on medium flame
  8. The other hand dissolves the cornstarch with little water
  9. Constantly keep stirring by pouring cornstarch to the sauce
  10.  Then add hot red chilli sauce to the sweet and sour sauce and keep mixing to prevent making lumps
  11. Stir to combine well for 5 minutes on low-medium heat
  12. Sweet and sour chicken chilli is done
  13. Turn off the flame and remove from the stove
  14. Transfer to the serving dish and serve hot with fried rice 
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