Dragon chicken

Preparation Time : 45 min Marination Time : 30 min Cooking Time : 15 min Serves : 4

Dragon chicken is a yummy Indo Chinese chicken dish. It tastes irresistibly yummy and looks very appetizing due to its dazzling reddish color. Here is a very simple and yummy recipe of Dragon chicken, that could be served as a delicious appetizer or as a side dish with fried rice or noodles.  


For marination –

Boneless chicken – 500 gm (cut into thin strips)

Corn flour – 1/4 cup

Maida/all purpose flour – 1/4 cup

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbs

Red chili sauce – 1 1/2 tbs

Kashmir chili powder – 2 tsp

Dark soy sauce – 2 tsp

Egg – 1

Ajinamoto – 1/4 tsp (optional)

Pepper powder – 3/4 tsp

For seasoning –

Dry red chili – 4 to 5 no’s

Cashew nut – 3 tbs

Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Onion – 1/2 cup chopped

Capsicum – 1/4 cup chopped

Red chilly sauce – 2 tsp

Dark soy sauce – 2 tsp

Tomato sauce – 1/4 cup

Sugar – 1 tsp


Spring onion and coriander – 1/4 cup chopped for garnishing






Take chicken in a bowl, add all the ingredients for marination, mix well, let it marinate for 30 min,

After marination, heat oil in a pan, deep fry marinated chicken to golden brown in 2 or 3 batches. drain and keep ready.


Keep all the other ingredients handy,


Heat little oil in a shallow pan, when it is hot add cashew nuts, fry until it turns to golden brown


Add dry chilies, saute, add chopped onion fry until it turns translucent, then add ginger garlic paste fry until you get a fresh aroma, add chopped capsicum, saute,


Add sauces, fry for a while,


Add sugar, a pinch of  salt, mix well,  Cook this for a couple of mins till the water evaporates and sauce thickens. Add deep fried chicken into it, toss it well,



Finally add chopped spring onion and chopped coriander toss well remove from the flame.


Serve hot


Enjoy Dragon chicken as a yummy appetizer or as a side dish.

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