Pickled Chicken

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Foha Rafiq

By
@Foha

So I bought pickles from an Indian store because I love Indian food. It turned out I was not really eating it and it was sitting there in the kitchen cabinet leaking havoc (because apparently it fell and had a crack on the side). This led to the decision for me to cook it using whatever I had.
And it turned out just fine. Caution though as it was very strong in flavor and extremely oil best eaten with Rice

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    chicken, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch (more if needed)
  • 1
    medium tomato, diced
  • 1
    medium onion, sliced
  • 2
    cloves of gralic, chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    mixed pickles or any kind
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1 tsp
    chilli powder or to taste
  • 1 pinch
    turmeric powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • ·
    crushed peppers for garnish

How to Make Pickled Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. In a plate combine chicken, cornstarch and salt till the pieces are thinly covered.
  2. Heat some of the oil and cook the chicken for about 10-15 minutes on medium high heat.
  3. Remove chicken from pan and in the same pan add garlic and brown a little about a 1 minute. Then add the onion and cook for another 2- 3minutes. (add more oil if needed)
  4. Add the green pepper and after about 1 minute add the tomato.
    Add Chilli powder, cumin seeds and turmeric powder and stir around.
    Add chicken and mix well, if you want add a little bit more chilli powder.
  5. Add the pickle, throw in some crushed pepper and mix well
  6. Let it cook for like 5-7 minutes to get all the juices (aka oil) of the pickle mix and serve.

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About Pickled Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken




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