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Ginger Chicken Recipe

Ingredients for Ginger Chicken Recipe

Ginger Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken – 1 kg
  • Garlic – 2 tbsp
  • Ginger – 100 gm
  • Ajinomoto – 1/2 tsp
  • Onions – 300 gm
  • Vinegar – 1 tbsp
  • Chilly powder – 1 tbsp
  • Orange-red color – 1/4 tsp
  • Soya sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 lime
  • Tomato sauce – 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Chicken stock – As reqd(optional)
  • Salt – As reqd
  • Oil – 1 1/2 cup oil
  • Salad and coriander leaves(for garnishing chicken dishes)

How to make Ginger Chicken

  • Cut the chicken and marinate it with lemon juice, soya sauce, coloring and salt for 2 hrs. Marination improves the taste of almost all chicken dishes and especially for this ginger chicken.
  • Grind together ginger, garlic and onions and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown and keep aside.
  • Reheat the oil.
  • Add ground onion paste and fry till fragrant.
  • Add chilly powder, ajinomoto, vinegar, pepper powder and tomato sauce to the above mixture.
  • Add required salt and fried chicken pieces. Stir till chicken pieces are well coated with the gravy and allow it to cook for a few minutes. Remove the ginger chicken from fire when the gravy acquires the desired consistency.
  • (You can also add chicken stock to the ginger chicken gravy and cook. Adding chicken stock to ginger chicken will improve the taste and aroma)
  • Ginger chicken recipe is ready and garnish with salad and coriander leaves. Serve the ginger chicken hot.

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