Chicken Italia

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500g - boneless chicken, cubed (marinated overnight with hung curd and garlic paste)
  • 4 slices - cheese
  • 10-12 - shallots
  • 1 small cup - sweet corn
  • 1 cup - capsicum, cubed
  • 2 tbsp - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - oregano
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli flakes
  • 1 cup - tomato paste with red chilli
  • Corn flour and all purpose flour for batter
  • 1 egg
  • Ajinomoto/MSG (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - red chilli garlic sauce

How to Make Chicken Italia

  • Add corn flour and all purpose flour to the marinated chicken. Add 2 slices of cheese, black pepper powder, 1 tbsp refined oil, egg, and a little salt; mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan (preferably nonstick) for deep frying.
  • Reduce the flame and drop in the chicken pieces. Cook while slowly increasing the flame. Remove when half cooked.
  • In another pan, heat oil, add garlic paste, and fry for a few seconds. Then add shallot and capsicum cubes, and stir on a high flame.
  • Add tomato paste and keep stirring.
  • Now add red chilli, garlic sauce, the remaining two cheese slices, and the chicken pieces and check the seasoning. If required, add salt.
  • Add the sweet corn blanched in hot water and a pinch of sugar.
  • Now add 1 tsp corn flour mixed in 1 cup water to thicken.
  • Cook till done and finish with oregano, chilli flakes, MSG, and crushed garlic.
  • Serve hot.