Hakka Style Chili Chicken

Aminah Rizwan chicken recipe

This recipe will make a delicious and spicy Hakka-Style Chili Chicken. With peppers and chilies, it'll be a dinnertime favourite. 
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Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 Mins

Cook Time: 25 Mins


For this recipe, you'll need these ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 pound chicken breast or thigh
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup flour (100 g)
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • rice, to serve
For the sauce, you'll need:
  • 3 cloves garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chili, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • ½ cup water (100 mL)


  1. Season the chicken with the salt, pepper, and chili powder. Then, in a food processor, mix together the onion, 3 slices of ginger, and 3 cloves of garlic. Mix the chicken with the processed mixture. 
  2. Cut the chicken into thin strips then coat in the egg wash and flour.
  3. Shallow fry for a few minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  4. Add the peppers and fry for another couple of minutes. Remove the chicken and peppers and set aside.
  5. In the same pan, add the garlic, red chili, soy sauce, tomato purée, and water. Stir and simmer the mixture reduces and is thick and syrupy.
  6. Add back in the chicken and peppers and stir well in the sauce.
  7. Serve with rice and Enjoy!

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