Ginger Chicken Easy


Ginger Chicken Easy

Ginger chicken recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 people


  • 1 kg Chicken
  • 2 tbsp Garlic
  • 100 gm Ginger
  • 1/2 tsp Ajinomoto
  • 300 gm Onions
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Chilly powder
  • Orange red color - 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 1 lime Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper powder
  • Chicken stock optional
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1 1/2 cup Oil
  • Salad and coriander leaves(for garnishing chicken dishes)


  • Cut the chicken and marinate it with lemon juice, soya sauce, coloring and salt for 2 hrs. Marination improves the taste of almost all chicken dishes and especially for this ginger chicken.
  • Grind together ginger, garlic and onions and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry the marinated chicken pieces till golden brown and keep aside.
  • Reheat the oil.
  • Add ground onion paste and fry till fragrant.
  • Add chilly powder, ajinomoto, vinegar, pepper powder and tomato sauce to the above mixture.
  • Add required salt and fried chicken pieces. Stir till chicken pieces are well coated with the gravy and allow it to cook for a few minutes. Remove the ginger chicken from fire when the gravy acquires the desired consistency.
  • :-You can also add chicken stock to the ginger chicken gravy and cook. Adding chicken stock to ginger chicken will improve the taste and aroma.
  • Ginger chicken recipe is ready and garnish with salad and coriander leaves. Serve the ginger chicken hot.
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Response (16)
  1. s
    sonia January 26, 2006

    Tastes same as Chicken Hotpot, that is more easy. Does not tastes as ginger chicken

  2. s
    subha January 19, 2006

    I really tried this recipe and when I sauted the ginger,garlic and onion paste it was so bitter and tasted bad that i did not add the fried chicken pieces to it. I measured everything still it was bitter.

  3. A
    Anjaly September 4, 2010

    This Chicken was very tasty..

  4. S
    Sneha January 29, 2011

    Very good recipe.. I have fried onion, ginger and garlic before grinding. It came out really really yummy.. Thanks Pink…

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