Manchurian Chicken & Fried Rice

Ingredients

Rice:

  • 1 1/2 cups rice (washed & soaked for 30 mins)
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 3/4 medium onion (chopped)
  • 2 tbsps oil
  • Big knob of butter
  • 1 1/2 cup mixed vegetable
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 3 tbsps dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp MSG (Monosodium glutamate)

Chicken:

  • 500g boneless chicken (cubed / stripped)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 heaped tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 small beaten egg
  • 4 tbsps water

Sauce:

  • 1 large onion or 2 small onions (chunked )
  • 1/2 a green pepper (chunked)
  • 7 tbsps oil
  • 2 tsps ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsps chings schezwan chutney or to taste
  • 2 tbsps Maggie chilli sauce to taste
  • 2 tbsps Chings Red chilli sauce or to taste
  • 4 tbsps dark soy sauce & more to taste
  • 1 mug water
  • 4 tsps corn flour
  • 1 tsp MSG (Monosodium glutamate)
  • Salt to taste
  • Spring onions to garnish

Method

  1. Recite Bismillah.
  2. Marinate chicken in salt, black pepper, red chilli powder, garlic paste & soy sauce for at least 30 mins.
  3. Meanwhile fill the pot with enough water to cover the rice.
  4. Add salt & allow to boil till full cooked (approx 8 mins).
  5. Cook onions in oil & butter till transparent.
  6. Then add mixed veg & cook till tender.
  7. Now add garlic, red chilli flakes & soy sauce. Cook for a few mins.
  8. Add the rice & mix well.
  9. Then add the MSG, mix well & cook for few mins. Turn off heat.
  10. For the chicken, mix together the corn flour, egg & water. Add to the marinated chicken.
  11. Fry chicken in very hot oil for 3 1/2 mins or till chicken is fully cooked. Drain & set aside.
  12. In a pot prepare the sauce by cooking the onions & peppers in oil till soft & transparent.
  13. Add the ginger garlic paste & cook for few seconds.
  14. Then add the Maggie chilli sauce, Chings red chilli sauce, Chings red chutney & soy sauce. Cook for few mins & then add the chicken.
  15. Mix corn flour with water & add to the sauce. Allow to cook on low heat till the oil releases & the sauce is to desired consistency. Season as needed & garnish with spring onions.
  16. Serve with the fried rice.
  17. Remember us in your duas & enjoy!