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Dragon Chicken is an Indo-Chinese dish that is sweet and tangy. The thin long pieces of tender chicken is battered, deep-fried and glazed with the delicious sauce. It is usually enjoyed with the fried-rice or steamed rice.

Ingredients

  • Chicken thighs or breast cut in to thin long pieces – 200 Grams

  • Salt & Pepper to season

  • Soy Sauce – 1 Teaspoon

  • One medium Egg

  • Corn Starch – 1 Tablespoon

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

  • A clove of garlic finely chopped

  • Chilli Paste – 2 Tablespoons

  • Honey – 2 Tablespoon

  • Fresh Lemon Juice – 1 Teaspoon

  • Sesame Oil – 5 Drops

  • Water – 100 Milliliters

Recipe

  1. Season the chicken pieces with salt, pepper and soy-sauce.
  2. Add the egg, corn starch and mix.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken pieces in medium heat for about 8-9 minutes.

To prepare the sauce:

Heat oil in a saucepan, fry finely chopped garlic, add chilli paste and cook for 2 minutes, add honey, lemon juice, sesame oil and water. Boil and reduce the sauce. Once sauce is thick add the chicken and mix well with the sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutritious Value

  • Serving Size: 100 Grams (cooked Dragon- Chicken)
  • Calories – 240
  • Calories from Fat (g)– 100
  • Total Fat (g) – 09
  • Saturated Fat (g) – 2
  • Tran’s fat – 0
  • Cholesterol – 21
  • Sodium – 230
  • Total Carb – 18
  • Sugars – 11
  • Dietary Fiber – 1
  • Total Protein (g) – 8
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