Crispy salt and pepper chicken


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How khổng lồ Make Chinese Salt and Pepper Chicken

Crispy fried chicken with chillies & onions, seasoned khổng lồ perfection. Recreate this popular Chinese salt và pepper chicken at trang chủ with this easy fakeaway recipe. Serve with fried rice, noodles or vegetables with a cool cold drink.


Add a tbsp of oil to a wok or frying pan on a medium to high heat. Add the garlic, sliced onions, green chillies & red chillies and stir continuously for 2-3 minutes. địa chỉ cửa hàng the fried chicken và mix, then showroom a tablespoon of black pepper and continue to lớn stir until well combined. Serve & enjoy!

What to Serve It With

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Top Tips

To make this crispy salt and pepper chicken recipe as easy as possible, kiểm tra out my pro tips below:

PREP! Cutting your garlic, chillies, onions & dicing your chicken in advance makes this recipe super quick & reduces the prep time. When I know I am making this recipe I’ll chop my ingredients ready the night before.If you have time và you’re not in a rush, marinade the chicken in the seasonings for a few hours before frying.If you don’t want lớn fry the chicken, you could bake the chicken in the oven. It’s a healthier option và takes 18-20 minutes khổng lồ bake at 200°C.Try this recipe in a wrap filled with lettuce and sauces of your choice – yum!Pick the type of chillies you use in this recipe depending on your heat tolerance. I used mild mixed chillies; you can go hotter if you like. But if you’re not one for a kick of heat then use green và red bell peppers, they’re a great tasty substitute.

Chicken Variations

To make salt & pepper chicken I used chicken thighs but you can switch the type of chicken used in this recipe.

Chicken Wings: Follow this recipe but deep fry the chicken wings for 9 to 12 minutes or until fully cooked.Chicken Breast: Cut the chicken breast into diced cubes or long strips & continue lớn follow the recipe. Instead of deep frying the chicken breast, after marinating the chicken (step one), proceed to step 4 and stir fry the salt và pepper chicken with the chillies, garlic và onions for 7 to10 minutes or until fully cooked.

Can I Make This Recipe Ahead

Salt and pepper chicken taste best freshly made, the chicken is so crispy và has a slight crunchy outer coating, that’s why it’s best eaten straightaway.

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If you bởi want lớn make this recipe ahead, it will still taste great when reheated but wouldn’t be as crispy. After cooking the salt and pepper chicken, leave khổng lồ cool down & place in a container & store in the fridge for up khổng lồ 2 days.

How Many Calories Are In A Serving Of Salt and Chilli Chicken?

If you’re wondering how many calories are in this Chinese salt & pepper chicken, it’s 406 calories per serving. More nutritional information is on the recipe card. Nutritional information is an approximation.

Can I Freeze Salt and Pepper Chicken?

Yes, this recipe can be frozen! Once cooked, leave lớn cool down completely before transferring into an airtight container that is suitable for freezing.

When reheating the chicken from frozen; once the chicken has defrosted, heat in the microwave for 5-7 minutes, then stir & heat for a further 5 minutes or until piping hot.

How Long Can You Keep Salt & Pepper Chicken In The Fridge?

Keep salt và pepper chicken in the fridge for up to 2 days stored in a container with a lid.

When reheating the chicken, warm in the microwave (in a microwave proof container) with the lid loosely fitted. Heat for 4-7 minutes or until piping hot and heated throughout.