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Chicken Manchurian - a variation

Manchurian prepared using chicken

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This easy chinese chicken preparation is an all time fav. for Indian chinese food lovers and a good combinatin for Fried rice and Noodles. Try this preparation using Cauliflower,Paneer,Mushroom instead of chicken at home and enjoy.

Ingredients non vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1/2 kg chicken pieces- small
    • 2 big onions - sliced
    • 10 garlic cloves-chopped
    • 1 cm size ginger - grated
    • 10 gms spring onions-chopped
    • 2 green chillies -chopped
    • 10 gm coriander leaves - chopped
    • 1 cup chicken stock
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp maida flour
    • 2 tbsp corn flour
    • 1 egg-white
    • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
    • 2 tbsp cornflakes-powdered
    • 2 tsp fresh pepper powder
    • 2 tbsp soya sauce
    • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
    • 1/4 tsp ajinomotto
    • 2 1/2 tsp salt
    • 100 ml refined oil


    1. Mix the chicken pieces with 1 tbsp soya sauce,egg-white,pepper powder,1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp salt,2 tsp maida,1 tbsp corn flour and mix well.
    2. Heat 100 ml oil in a kadai.Roll the chicken pieces in powdered cornflakes and deep fry in the oil till golden brown in colour.
    3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a kadai,saute the sliced onions,chopped garlic,grated ginger,chopped green chillies,chopped spring onions, chopped coriander leaves and saute for 3 mins.
    4. Add 1 tsp fresh pepper powder,ajinomotto,1` tbsp soya sauce,1 tbsp chilli sauce,sugar, fried chicken pieces,1 cup chicken stock,1 tbsp corn flour paste in 3 tbsp hot water,few chopped spring onions,chopped coriander leaves and 1 1/2 tsp salt(one by one and stir continuously).
    5. Add 1 cup water if u need this as gravy.Stop stirring when the required consistency is reached and serve this hot with  any fried rice.


    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Thank u so much Priyanka for this feedback.

    priyanka fernandes

    wow christy i loved this recipe it was yummy

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi Asma!.Thank u so much for ur feedback.

    asma amjad

    Hi, Christy I tried this recipe on sunday,it is yummy, it came out well, evry1 liked it thx