Dragon Chicken


500 gm boneless chicken

For marination:

1 1/2  tsp soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp red chilli sauce / red chilli paste
1 egg white
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste

For Sauce:

15 cashew nuts
2 dry red chillies
1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
2 onions, diced
2-3 tbsp spring onion, chopped
1 cup red and green capsicums , sliced
3 tbsp tomato sauce
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
3/4-1 tsp red chilli sauce/ red chilli paste
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste


  1. Cut the chicken into thin strips and add all the marination ingredients. Mix well and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Deep fry the marinated chicken in hot oil till golden brown at medium flame and keep it aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan at medium flame. Add  cashew nuts and dry red chillies and stir for a minute.
  4. Add chopped ginger and garlic and saute for a minute.
  5. Add diced onion and chopped spring onion and saute for 3-4 minutes at high flame.
  6. Add sliced capsicums and stir for another 2 minutes.
  7. Reduce the heat and add tomato sauce, 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp red chilli sauce/ red chilli paste, pepper powder, sugar and little salt and mix well.
  8. Then add fried chicken pieces, mix well and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Remove from flame and serve as a side dish….
  • To prepare red chilli paste, soak 8-10 dried red chillies by removing seeds in water for about 15 minutes. Then drain the water and grind it to a paste.
  • If you are using red chilli paste, do not add chilli powder while marinating the chicken.


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