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Chicken in Vinegar

Chicken pieces marinated and cooked in vinegar

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Very tasty hotel style chicken preparation to try at home. Goes very well with steamed rice and yoghurt or raita.

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • 6 chicken thighs
    • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
    • 4 tsp grape vinegar
    • 1 tbsp butter
    • 5 shallots-sliced
    • 3 tsp vinegar
    • 2 tbsp fresh thyme
    • 2 tsp freshly ground pepper
    • 1 tsp salt or needed
    • 1/2 cup water


    1. Make few cut on the skin of the chicken .
    2. Mix ginger-garlic paste,salt and pepper with grape wine and brush this paste to the chicken pieces and marinate for 30 mins. Reserve the remaining marinade.
    3. Heat butter in a frying pan and saute shallots for a min,then add chicken pieces and saute till slightly brown in colour.
    4. Reduce heat and add the remaining marinade and cook with 1/2 cup water for 15 mins.
    5. Sprinkle vinegar and fresh thyme and cook for 5 more mins.
    6. Serve hot with steamed rice and raita of your choice.



    Very Good! I tried this recipe and it turned out good. The only changes I would like to recommend is adding only 1 tsp. of coarsely crushed black pepper powder, 1 1/2 tsp. butter and avoiding 3 tsp. of white vinegar all together. I would definitely make this dish again. Thank you!