How To Make Chicken With Sweet Chilli Sauce

How To Make Chicken With Sweet Chilli Sauce

Chicken with Sweet Chilli Sauce Recipe. A delicious spicy and tangy fried chicken dish. A real treat for friends, family, or just yourself. Delight in our Chicken with Sweet Chilli Sauce recipe.

INGREDIENTS

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RECIPE

Serves
4
Prep =
10m
Cook =
40m
Total =
50m

Step 1: You will need...

  • 220 ml coconut milk
  • 1 lime - zest only
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 3 red chillies, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 kg chicken, cut into 16 pieces
  • 500 ml oil, for frying
  • 600 ml water
  • 20 cucumber slices
  • 100 ml sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 large saucepan
  • 1 oven dish
  • 1 pair of tongs
  • 1 deep pan for frying the chicken
  • 2 paper towels

Step 2: Heat coconut and chilli mix

Put the coconut milk, lime zest, shallots, garlic, chillies, turmeric, salt and the water into a large saucepan. Bring to the boil and simmer over a medium heat.

Step 3: Cook the chicken

After 5 minutes, add the chicken pieces and bring back to the boil. When boiling, reduce the heat and cook for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is tender.

Step 4: Remove the chicken

When the chicken is cooked, remove from the pan, place in an oven dish and allow to cool.

Step 5: Fry the chicken

Heat the oil in a deep pan. When the oil is hot, place the chicken in the pan in batches, being careful not to overcrowd. Cook until golden.

Step 6: Drain the chicken

When the chicken is golden brown, place on a plate with paper towels to remove excess oil.

Step 7: Serve

Serve on a plate with cucumber slices and plenty of sweet chilli sauce.