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Chicken Manchurian 

 Ingredients For making the chicken marinade: Boneless chicken - 3/4 lb (cut into 1 1/2 inch length thin strips.) All purpose flour or maida - 3 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 - 3 tsp Ajinomoto - 1/2 tsp Soya Sauce - 1/2 tbsp Chili sauce - 1 tsp (optional) Salt to taste Oil for deep frying For making the sauce: Ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp Garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp Green chillies, finely chopped 2 tsp Spring onions - finely chopped - 5 tbsp Soya sauce - 1/4 tbsp Chili sauce - 1/2 tsp (optional) Tomato sauce/ketchup - 1 tbsp (optional) Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp Sugar - 1 tsp Ajinomoto - a pinch Chicken stock - 1/4 cup (or use Maggi/Knorr Chicken Soup Cubes) Maida/All-purpose flour with water (mix 3 tbsp of maida & 1/4 cup of water) Oil 2 tbsp Salt To taste

Combine all the ingredients for the Marinade (except oil) and set aside for 1/2 - 1 hour. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Deep fry the chicken pieces a few at a time. Drain when golden brown and cooked. Keep aside. In another pan, heat oil, and then add the chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies and finally some spring onion and saute for a minute. Add the soya sauce, chili sauce/tomato sauce, pepper, sugar, ajinomoto, stock and salt. Add little water and bring to boil. Add the fried chicken and cook for 3 minutes. Then add the maida and water mixture and stir so that no lumps are formed. Cook for a few minutes until the mixture thickens slightly.

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