Delicious and Sensational Chicken Manchurian

Chicken Manchurian is an effortless chinese cuisine wich best when you don’t want to go in the kitchen in summers and want a delecious taste

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Pakistan has many of its own versions of continental dishes and recipes. One of the most popular and delectable of such dishes is the commonly made Chinese Chicken Manchurian.

The origin of this dish is from Calcutta where it was prepared by Nelson Wang belonging to a small Chinese community in 1975. Today this Chinese dish is an integral part of our menu lists and is eaten not only over the Indian subcontinent but also in other countries like Malaysia, Singapore and some parts of North America also have this dish on their menu.

This delectable chicken recipe like chicken roast, chicken pakora, chicken white karhai, fire chicken, chicken shawarma, chicken shami kabab, biryani, chicken malai boti, fire chicken and russian salad is enjoyed by foodies of all age.

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Chicken Manchurian is prepared by some easily available ingredients in the market like garlic paste, ginger paste, black pepper and ketchup all of which can easily be found at nearly every home. Chicken Manchurian is served with boiled rice and Garlic fried rice at formal meetings and festivities like gatherings and parties and is a part of the trio of manchurian, garlic fried rice and almond chicken which is also eaten widely in Pakistan

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Chicken Manchurian Recipe is the most popular and all time favorite dishes from the Chinese cuisine eaten in the sub-continent. It is usually served along with Chinese Garlic Fried rice as a regular meal.

It is a famous Indo- Chinese dish. For making Chicken Manchurian recipe the things require are boneless chicken, white pepper, salt, corn flour, soya sauce, garlic, tomato sauce, chili sauce, zeera, sugar, oil, green onions. Healthy ingredients give your Chicken Manchurian recipe a perfect delicious taste.

You can prepare it along with other Chinese dishes as mentioned. You can find this dish in the menu card of every Chinese restaurant as well as Pakistani resturents too. Those who want to try it at home can access this recipe from our page. You can consider it for making it for the feast or even for casual lunch or dinner.

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It also a popular starter recipe. This all time favourite Chinese recipe can be served with Pan Fried Noodles, Hakka Noodles. No wonder Pakistan has its own version Chinese, which is popularly known as ‘Desi Chinese’ all over Pakistan. However, Manchurian is a traditional dish, which can be prepared at home in a simple way by following some simple steps given below. You can tweak the spices as per your taste preference and add your own twist to this traditional recipe as you like.

The chopped, marinated chicken cubes minced with manchurian sauce makes it a quick recipe which can be relished without much efforts. Chicken Manchurian has half cooked vegetables and thick gravy which adds on to its unique texture.

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This chicken recipe can also be served as an appetizer in many festivals. If you have guests coming over then this should be the best option to go for you for a desi taste with a chinese touch. If you have picky eaters at home, then prepare this Chicken Manchurian for them as they are surely going to love this tasty dish. Serve this delicious Chicken Manchurian recipe on special occasions like house parties and even birthday parties. So, next time when you want to impress your loved ones with some delicious delicacy, then prepare this awesome dish and surprise them with your culinary skills.

It is light, nutritious, and delicious recipe that has a totally different flavor in Pakistan and because of its healthy benefits it is also best for your beloved ones.

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Chicken Manchurian recipe is made by boneless chicken pieces marinated in exotic spices and then cooked in spicy Chinese sauce.Chicken Manchurian recipe is prepared with tomato sauce, soya sauce, chili sauce, Chinese salt, and spring onion to please your taste buds. Chicken Manchurian is best served with Egg-Fried Rice mostly. Some Chicken Manchurian recipes also include chopped vegetables to give it a perfect taste. Almost every Pakistani resturent or hotel serves Chicken Manchurian in their main course menu but you don’t need to go their because by following this method you can make the best manchurian you have ever tasted before.

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Chicken Manchurian

This dish will give you a very nice taste and as mentioned "a desi taste with a Chinese touch". You can eat it with Garlic Fried Rice and noodles too.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, Indian, Pakistani
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Calories 380kcal
Author Fareeha Raheel

Ingredients

  • 1 Chicken Breast cubes
  • 1 Capsicum large, cubes
  • 1 Red Onion medium, cubes
  • 1 tbsp Garlic and Ginger chopped
  • 3 cups Chicken Stocks
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 Green Chilies chopped
  • 1 tsp Black pepper Powder
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • ½ cup Ketchup
  • ½ cup Tomato Paste
  • 1 tbsp Chili Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Green Onion
  • 2 tbsp Oil
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Manchurian
Amount Per Serving (350 g)
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 1180mg51%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1500IU30%
Vitamin C 6.6mg8%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 4.5mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Instructions

  • Put Chicken cubes in a pan with water. Add salt and black pepper. Cover the lid for 15 minutes for making stock.
  • Meanwhile chop your vegetables such as onion, green chilies, capsicum and Ginger-garlic.
  • Take oil in a separate pan. Add chopped ginger-garlic and saute. Add vegetables and chicken cubes. Add tomato paste and stir fry a little on high flame. Add all the sauces and sugar. Then add salt and black pepper. Fry on high flame and add chicken stock. When boiled then add corn flour in water and add in it. Stir continuously during the process.
  • When thick then garnish with green onion and serve.

Chicken Manchurian step-by-step

Put Chicken cubes in a pan with water. Add salt and black pepper. Cover the lid for 15 minutes for making stock.

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Meanwhile chop your vegetables such as onion, green chilies, capsicum and Ginger-garlic.

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Take oil in a separate pan. Add chopped ginger-garlic and saute.

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Add chicken cubes.

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Add tomato paste and stir fry a little on high flame.

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Then add salt and black pepper.

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Add vegetables

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Add all the sauces and sugar.

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Fry on high flame and add chicken stock. When boiled then add corn flour in water and add in it. Stir continuously during the process.

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When thick then garnish with green onion and serve.

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