When it comes to fusion cuisine, Indo-Chinese dishes are simply delectable, and Dragon Chicken tops this list. Thin strips of chicken are battered, fried and then sautéed in a rich red sauce. The result is crispy chicken bites with a Chinese flavour. Here we share a Dragon Chicken recipe that you can easily make from your kitchen staples. Check it out!
Dragon Chicken: A Spicy Indo-Chinese Chicken Recipe
Take the chicken breast slices in a bowl. Add the red chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, pepper powder, salt and soy sauce. Break one egg and add the all-purpose flour and cornflour. Mix the slices well and let them marinate for 30 minutes.
Heat the oil for deep-frying. Add the slices and fry until golden brown.
To make the sauce, take a pan and heat oil in it. Then add the dry red chillies and cashews. Sauté until the cashew nuts turn light brown.
Add onion and bell pepper in the pan and toss them with the cashew nuts and red chilli. Then add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute or so.
Now, add the fried chicken to the sauce and mix well. Garnish with spring onion and serve hot.
To add more aroma to the dish, you can roast the peppercorns and grind them into a powder. Use this powder in the recipe.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use Light Soy Sauce for this recipe?
You can use light soy sauce to make the sauce for the recipe. For marination, make sure to marinate the chicken in dark soy sauce.
Can I add cornflour slurry to the sauce?
Yes. You can add cornflour slurry while the sauce is cooking.