Chicken Manchurian
Chicken Manchurian
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Chicken manchurian is prepared with fried chicken in a sweet and savoury manchurian sauce. A common appetiser in Indo-Chinese cuisine.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories314kcal
Carbs25g
Fat17g
Saturates3g
Sugars7g
Protein14g
Fibre2g

Ingredients

Marination

  • 500 g Chicken
  • 1 Egg
  • 50 g Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper

Stir Fry

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic Chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 Bell Pepper Red
  • 1/2 Bell Pepper Green
  • 1 Onion Red
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tsp Sugar Brown

Slurry

  • 100 ml Water
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour

Garnish

  • Spring Onions

Instructions

  • Cut the chicken into small bite-sized pieces then add the egg, salt, black pepper, and corn flour then mix until the chicken is evenly coated.
  • Set aside and as it marinates finely dice the garlic cloves, slice the green chillies, and cut the onion and bell peppers into chunks.
  • Once you have prepared your veggies, heat up some oil in a pan until medium-hot then add the chicken pieces into the oil and deep fry for 4-5 minutes until crispy and golden (See Note 1)
  • In a separate wok heat up two tbsp of oil, then add the garlic cloves and green chillies and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add the onion and bell peppers then cook for 2-3 minutes until softened.
  • Add the soy sauce, vinegar, tomato ketchup, chilli sauce, and brown sugar then cook for a few minutes. (See Note 2)
  • In a small bowl combine the water and cornflour then mix until it is smooth and there are no lumps before adding to the wok then bring the mixture to a boil. (See Note 3)
  • Add the cooked chicken and cook until the desired consistency is reached.
  • Garnish with spring onions then serve with rice and enjoy!

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