It looks like ages ago when I was working for a IT company in Bangalore!. Anyone who has ever worked in IT industry knows how busy and stressful life can get. During those days, my friends and I loved to take long lunch break together. I looked forward to this time as most of my friends were great cooks. We loved talking about food, exchanged recipes. This is one such recipe I got from my friend Sandhya. She even wrote it down on a piece of paper for me. I have prepared this so many times since then.
Fried onions give a sweetish taste to this chicken. The dish gets done so fast, only time consuming part being marinating the chicken. I usually cut and fry onions when chicken is marinating. I use tender breast pieces, so that only 10-15 mins marination is enough. I love that this dish does not have too many ingredients and tastes amazing.
1 lb (0.45 kg approx) chicken cut into strips
2 cups chopped onion
A pinch turmeric
5 green chillies
7-8 strands (along with thick stems) coriander leaves
2 tea spn chopped ginger
2 tea spn chopped garlic
1 tbl spn soy sauce
Make a paste on green chillies, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves. Apply to chicken and leave aside. If you are using tender chicken breasts, 10-15mins marination in enough. Otherwise leave it aside for atleast 30mins.
Heat ghee or oil and fry onions till they are brownish. To help the onions cook down faster, add a little salt. Add the chicken, turmeric, salt and let it cook.
When chicken is half done, add soy sauce, mix well. Let the chicken cook completely. Serve hot as a side dish with chapatis or as a starter. Goes well with curd rice too.
Serves : 3-4
Preparation time : 15mins (plus marination time)
16 thoughts on “Onion Chicken with Soy Sauce”
wow… onion chicken looks fabulous… must have tasted flavourful and delicious…
i keep looking for new chicken recipes.. and have taken a note on this.. we do a similar version with wine, will post it someday!
Chicken dish looks yum.. very unique flavour combination.. Bookmarked..
I like dry chicken dishes. We make a green chili chicken (kaancha lonka murgi) with same ingreds but lots of green chili. Soy Sauce is not added there though, I think that will bring in a Oriental touch
Shilpa,this dish looks tempting,spicy & delicious! I love all types of chicken dishes; Indian,Chinese, etc.Frankly,this dish is something new & easy to cook,will definitely give it a try.Please post more of such ‘spicy’ chicken dishes! :))
Superb one….I will try it today itself….just loved in.
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After such a long time mouth watering non-veg dish in your blog.
Thanks love and keep up the good work.
Have a fab. day ahead.
Just awesome. Your description and pictures are so good that even who can’t cook can make it. Keep up the good job!
Im just in the middle of preparing this right now….the meat is in the fridge marinating…will have to pop out in a bit to buy some onions and then im ready…will message back and let you know how it turned out 🙂
Just tried this but forgot the soy sauce lol…still came out well though! =p
hello… i tried almost all chicken recipies.. all came out good… thanks a lot…
Do we need to cook the chicken seperately?
No, you add the marinated chicken to fried onions and let it cook
Am gona try your recipe this week end. Just want to know the quantity of chikcen mentioned in your recipe. 1 lb (0.45 kg approx). Is 1 1b half kg. Here in India we measure it in kgs. Please let me know.
Yes half kg
I love your recipes. Tonight we had Onion, Chicken Curry with Soy and it was fabulous. I sprinkled the coriander on top and served it with white rice and Mung Dal.
My husband wanted to finish it all, I told him to watch his weight. He is not even overweight.