Chilli Chicken in a bowl on top of rice with green onions sprinkled on top

Chilli Chicken

This Easy Chilli Chicken recipe is a DELICIOUS Indian dish that you can make at home in under 30 minutes! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chilli chicken, chilli chicken recipe, how to make chilli chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 293kcal
Author Jessica Burgess


For the Chicken:

  • oil for frying
  • 4 chicken breasts cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp chili sauce

For the Stir-Fry:

  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 green onions
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp ketchup


  • Combine flour, garlic powder, chili powder in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk together egg, soy sauce, and chili sauce.
  • Dip chicken in egg mixture, then toss in flour to cover. Set aside. Repeat steps until all chicken pieces are breaded.
  • Heat pan in oil until it reads 350 degrees on a candy thermometer. (Usually, medium-high heat.)
  • Fry chicken pieces until they are golden brown. About 5-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oil and place on a cooling rack with paper towels underneath.
  • In a new skillet, heat 1Tb oil for stir fry. Cook onions and green pepper for 3 minutes, then add garlic and green onions and cook until vegetables are tender.
  • Add chicken back to skillet and mix together the chili powder, chili sauce, ketchup, and 2 Tb water, and pour over the chicken.
  • Stir and cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Serve over white rice.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 1018mg | Potassium: 884mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.7mg