26 posts tagged chicken

Chilli Chicken

Chilli chicken is a lip-smacking Indo-Chinese takeout dish in which batter fried chicken is coated in a sweet, savory and spicy sauce. It is one of those dishes that no one knows the origin of but while I was growing up there was a huge craze for ‘Chinese’ food in India with restaurants and even the roadside fast food joints offering ‘spicy Chinese food’. The recipe is easy and very addictive. Continue Reading

Lemongrass Chicken Skewers and Pan Roasted Japanese Eggplant

In a few days, it will officially be fall but I want to hold on to summer as long as I can. These chicken skewers and pan roasted Japanese eggplant with spicy lemongrass marinade is pretty much summer on a platter. Simple, flavorful and perfect for a quick midweek meal. Continue Reading

Fragrant Hot and Sour Soup

The season now is such that we are having a lot of soups. Hot and sour soup is one that I learned to love and make after living in Asian influenced city of Richmond. There are many versions of this soup, but my recipe is a combination of Chinese and Thai and it turned into the best I have ever had! Continue Reading

Lemon Garlic Chicken Kebabs and Roasted Potatoes

I made these chicken kebabs last weekend. We were entertaining a small group of friends and kebabs seemed like the perfect main course with roasted potatoes. The best part was that I used the same vinaigrette, so less work! Continue Reading

Thai Chicken Laksa

Laksa is a popular noodle dish from south east Asia. There are many variations of this dish and each regions’ version has slightly different spices or ingredients. The one that I first had and adored was in a Thai restaurant. Ever since then, I have been an addict. So, here's my version of chicken laksa with Thai flavors. It tastes delightfully refreshing and light, yet nurturing and filling at the same time. Continue Reading