Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Chicken In Garlic & Black Pepper Sauce


Ingredients

1/2 kg Boneless chicken

oil to deep fry

For Marinate

2 tbsp cornflour

2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tbsp green chilli paste

1 egg

salt to taste

For the gravy

2 tbsp green chilli paste

3-4 green chilli roughly chopped

5-6 garlic cloves finely chopped

4 tbsp crushed peppercorns

1 capsicum cut into cubes

2 small onions cut into cubes

2 cups chicken stock

1 tsp light soya sauce

1 tsp dark soya sauce

2 tsp vinegar

2 tsp cornflour mixed in water

1/2 cup chopped spring onions

salt to taste

2 tbsp of oil for gravy

Method

  • Clean the chicken and cut into medium size pieces
  • In a bowl,add egg,ginger-garlic paste,green chilli paste,1/4 cup spring onions greens,salt,cornflour and mix it well, add the chicken pieces and marinate it for 1 hour
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the marinated chicken in small batches for till golden brown .Then keep aside
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan,add garlic and fry till light brown,add green chilli paste and fry for a minute
  • Then add crushed pepper corn,onion and fry till transparant
  • Now add capsicum,and chicken stock and bring it to boil
  • Add soya sauce,vinegar and salt, chicken and mix it well
  • Add cornflour mixed in 2 tsp of water and stir till the sauce thickens
  • Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes
  • Lastly add chopped green chillies and sprinke crushed peppercorns and bring it to a boil
  • Garnish it with remaining chopped spring onion greens and serve hot with fried rice