Chilli Chicken - Chinese style

Recipe by Honeybeee
READY IN: 1hr 10mins




  • Make a batter with the'Marinade' ingredients.
  • Put chicken pieces into it and mix well.
  • Set aside for 1/2 hour.
  • Heat oil, about 2 inches deep, in a wok/frypan.
  • Fry chicken pieces, in batches of 6-8 pieces, till cooked through (approx 7-8 mins for each batch).
  • Drain fried chicken on a paper towel.
  • When all the chicken pieces are fried, remove oil from the pan, letting about 2 tablespoons remain in it.
  • In a small bowl mix together cornstarch and water.
  • Put back the wok on fire and heat the 2 tblsps of oil.
  • Add green chillies, garlic, green pepper and shallot and stir fry for 30 secsonds.
  • Pour in soya sauce and vinegar; give it two three quick whisks and immediately add the cornstarch-water mixture.
  • The sauce will thicken; if you find it too thick, add some more water.
  • When the bubbles appear, add the fried chicken pieces.
  • Add salt and a pinch of MSG (if using).
  • Stir fry chicken for 2 minutes and remove from fire.
  • Serve hot with chinese fried rice/plain rice or noodles.