Andhra Style Chili Chicken

Andhra Style Chili Chicken

This andhra style chili chicken is a delicious and spicy dish. The traditional recipe still fits into the keto lifestyle with only 3g net carbs per serving. Green chilies is one of the main ingredients so this dish is extremely spicy. This recipe is a copycat of Nandhini’s chili chicken that is a popular Andhra style biryani chain restaurant in Bangalore. Pair this with my Cauliflower Rice Chicken Biryani to bring back those memories and still stay in keto!

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Andhra Style Chilli Chicken

Andhra Style Chili Chicken Instructions

First, add 1/2 cup green chilies to a blender bowl and blend into a coarse paste. Then is a bowl add 1 1/2 lbs chicken, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp ginger paste, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt and green chili paste. Mix well. Then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Heat pan on stove on medium heat. Than add 2 tbsp olive oil to pan. Then add marinated chicken to pan and continue to cook on medium heat. When the chicken is almost done add the 6 sliced green chilies and 5 curry leaves. Then add 1 tsp corn starch mixed in 1/4 cup of water. Then add 1/4 cup water. Cover and continue to cook on low heat. Stir occasionally. Then cook until chicken is done.

andhra style chili chicken

Andhra Style Chili Chicken

A South Indian favorite Andhra Style Chili Chicken that is a spicy treat and happens to be keto friendly with only 3g net carbs per serving.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Marination: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Servings: 6
Calories: 182.5kcal
Net Carbs: 3g

Equipment

Ingredients

Marinade

Pan Fry

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 green chiliesslit in half
  • 1 tsp corn starchmixed in 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 5 curry leaves

Instructions

  • Add 1/2 cup green chilies to a blender bowl and blend into a coarse paste.
    andhra - chili paste
  • Then is a bowl add 1 1/2 lbs chicken, 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp ginger paste, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt and green chili paste. Mix well.
    andhra - marinade
  • Then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat pan on stove on medium heat.
  • Than add 2 tbsp olive oil to pan.
    methi sabji - olive oil
  • Then add marinated chicken to pan and continue to cook on medium heat.
    andhra - pan fry
  • When the chicken is almost done add the 6 sliced green chilies and 5 curry leaves.
    andhra - chili and curry leaves
  • Then add 1 tsp corn starch mixed in 1/4 cup of water.
    andhra - corn starch
  • Then add 1/4 cup water
    andhra - water
  • Cover and continue to cook on low heat. Stir occasionally.
    andhra - cover
  • Then cook until chicken is done.
    andhra style chili chicken

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25lbs | Calories: 182.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.9g | Protein: 10.8g | Fat: 12.9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 40.8mg | Sodium: 759.2mg | Potassium: 115.6mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 107.7IU | Vitamin C: 24.7mg | Calcium: 9.4mg | Iron: 0.7mg | Net Carbs: 3g
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