Delicious Indian Spicy Chicken Sandwich Filling

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Total Time
25 mins
25 mins

Simply wonderful!! This is from Anjali Vellody's Foodcourt column of the Weekend magazine. Hope you enjoy it.

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  • 1 clove garlic, peeled,washed and crushed
  • 1 whole dried red chili, to taste,crushed
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 spring onion, washed and finely chopped
  • 1 chicken breast, washed and chopped
  • 12 red bell pepper, washed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chestnuts (optional)
  • 12 teaspoon chicken stock powder (I grate the cube of Maggi vegetable stock with onion and use that)
  • 2 tablespoons Heinz ketchup (or your favourite brand)
  • 4 slices white bread


  1. Mix the first two ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
  3. Add the crushed chilli-garlic mixture to it.
  4. Stir-fry briefly for 5-7 seconds.
  5. Add spring onion and chicken.
  6. Stir-fry on high heat for 3 minutes.
  7. Add bell pepper, chestnuts, chicken stock powder and ketchup.
  8. Stir-fry until the chicken is cooked well on either side.
  9. Transfer filling onto a plate.
  10. Allow to cool.
  11. Divide the filling into 2 parts.
  12. Place each portion of filling between 2 slices of bread.
  13. Then, toast the prepared sandwich in your sandwich toaster.
  14. Serve hot.
  15. Enjoy with a tall glass of OJ!