Restaurant Style Dragon Chicken Recipe At Home

 Dragon chicken recipe is a famous Indo-Chinese recipe that serves as a starter or as a side dish. this recipe is easy to dish to make with a simple ingredients list that is easily available in any grocery shop. You can make this spicy and sweet Indo-Chinese dragon chicken at home within 30 minutes.

Here I share how to make restaurant-style homemade dragon the chicken recipe that can easily make from your kitchen staples.

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What is dragon chicken?

Dragon chicken is a popular Chinese recipe in this recipe chicken breast chopped in strips size and marinated in flour batter and then fry it and lastly, flavor with sauces and serve it.


Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

15 minutes

Total time

30 minutes


3 to 4



Ingredients needed to make dragon chicken recipe

Main ingredient

  • 250 grams boneless and skinless chicken breast ( cut into strips).

Ingredients for coating

  • 3 ½ tablespoon all-purpose flour.
  • 2 teaspoon cornflour.
  • 1 ½ teaspoon black pepper powder.
  • 1 egg.
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder.
  •  Pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Water ( as required).
  • Salt ( as required).
  • Oil ( for deep frying ).

Ingredients for  sauce

  • 1 medium-size onion( sliced).
  • 1 green and 1 red bell pepper ( cut into strips ).
  • 1 teaspoon honey.
  • 15  to 20 cashew nuts ( fried ).
  • 1 ½ tablespoon red chili sauce.
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce.
  • 2 tablespoon tomato sauce.
  • 4 to 5 dry red chilies.
  • 2 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste.
  • 1 ½ tablespoon oil.
  • Sugar for taste.
  • Salt ( as required).

Ingredients for garnish

  • 1 small cup spring onion (chopped).
  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds.

Step by step instructions to make dragon chicken recipe

  1. Take a large bowl  and add all-purpose flour,  cornflour,  black pepper powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, Salt ( as required), and egg mix it well and then add water  slowly and make a thin consistency of batter then add chicken strips and mix it well
  2. And keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Then heat oil in frying pan on gas and once oil is hot then add marinated chicken strips one by one and fry it until it fully cooked and lightly golden brown.                                        Note:-  fry the chicken on medium flame.
  4. Remove the chicken from the pan and keep it aside.
  5. Again heat the pan add oil once the oil is getting hot then add ginger-garlic paste and sauté it for a second then add dry chilies and after that add onion, green and red bell papers and cook it for 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. After that add all sauce and honey one by one and mix it well.
  7. Then add fried chicken and fried cashews and mix it well.
  8. Now add sugar and salt for taste and sprinkle some water mix it well and cook it for 4 to 5 minutes on low flame.
  9. Dragon chicken is ready to serve.
  10. Remove it in serving plate garnish with chopped spring onion and sesame seeds and serve it.

Tips to make the recipe

  • You can also add cornflour slurry to the sauce.
  • Fry the chicken on medium-high flame.
  • You can replace red chili sauce with red chili powder.

Serving suggestions

  • This delicious dragon chicken recipe served with plain rice or with garlic bread.
  • Serve this recipe as a starter or as a side dish.
Restaurant Style Dragon Chicken Recipe At Home Restaurant Style Dragon Chicken Recipe At Home Reviewed by on February 23, 2021 Rating: 5


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