Black Pepper Chicken

Preparation Method: 
  1. Cut the chicken into 1 inch cubes. Marinate the chicken with 1 tbsp vinegar, 2 tbsp Black Pepper Powder and salt, for about 20 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp black pepper powder a small pot for about 2 minutes. Add the marinated chicken ans stir for 5 minutes till chicken is semi cooked. Pour in the water and boil the mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Drain out the pepper water and chicken separately. Shred the chicken pieces using a grater or fork.
  4. In a wok or a non-stick pan heat 2 tbsp oil. Add the chopped onion and cook till pink. Add the grated ginger and garlic and cook for 2 mins. Add the slit green chillies and the chicken and the remaining black pepper powder and mix completely.
  5. Add the soya sauce, ajino-moto,remaining vinegar,salt and the drained out pepper water.
  6. Bring this mixture to a boil.Now stir in the cornflour and water mixture and keep on heat till the required thickness.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro or parsley.

Serving Suggestions: Serve with Ginger Rice, Fried Rice, Butter Naan, Garlic Bread etc. 

  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken
  • 5-6 tbsp Black pepper (ground coarsely)
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp ajino-moto
  • 2 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 small onion(chopped fine)
  • 2 green chilies (slit long)
  • 1/2 inch ginger (grated)
  • 4 garlic cloves(grated)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup cold water
  • parsley/cilantro chopped to garnish
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • Preparation Time: 
    30 to 40 Mins
    Chef's Name: 
    Sakina Tashrifwala