Spicy Stir Fried Chicken with Tomato Sauce

Spicy Stir Fried Chicken with Tomato Sauce


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This recipe makes deliciously crunchy fried chicken. Pour the tomato sauce on top of the chicken or serve as a dipping sauce.


Serves: 4 

  • Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons garlic salt
  • 6 boneless chicken thigh fillets
  • 3 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • Sauce
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) oil, for frying
  • 1 tablespoon oil, extra
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:20min chilling  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the rosemary, basil, black pepper, sugar and garlic salt. Use to season the chicken, let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Coat each piece of chicken in cornflour, then coat in beaten egg and then breadcrumbs. Set the chicken onto a plate and chill for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make the sauce. In a small bowl, mix together the water, mustard, tomato sauce, vinegar and sugar. Set aside.
  4. Heat a large frying pan with 1/2 cup oil over high heat. Fry the chicken until light brown in colour, 3-5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to fry the chicken until fully cooked, about 3-5 minutes or until the juices run clear. Drain and transfer to a serving plate.
  5. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir fry the onion with 1 teaspoon salt until soft, 3-4 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, sugar and sauce, mix well. Pour the sauce over the chicken or serve on the side.

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