Chicken in Hot Garlic Sauce

Microwave cooking recipe

Sourced from: Harsharan Matharu's Indian Microwave Cooking Recipes e book.


• 200gm chicken –cut into size pieces (can be boneless or with bones) • 3 tbsp oil • 2-3dried red chillies-broken into pieces and deseeded • 2tbsp finely chopped garlic • 1 tsp red chilli powder • 1 cup tomato puree • 1-2tsp sugar (according to taste) • 1-2tsp soya sauce • ¼ tsp ajinomoto (optional) • ½ tsp salt • 1 ½ tbsp cornflour dissolved in ½ cup water (increase water if more gravy is desired) • 1tsp sherry (optional)


In the dish, mix oil, broken red chilies, red chili powder and chopped garlic. Micro high for 3 minutes uncovered. Add chicken and all other ingredients except corn flour. Micro high covered for 5 minutes. Add cornflour paste. Mix well. Micro high uncovered for 3 minutes or till the sauce boils. Let it stand for 2-3 minutes. Mix well before serving.

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