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15 min Delicious Chicken Recipe For Dinner

Looking for a quick and delicious dinner idea? Try our 15-minute Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry inspired by Pakistani restaurant-style Chicken Jalfrezi. We've simplified the steps without compromising on flavor, making it a perfect weeknight meal. This recipe is packed with umami and has a masala version of chili chicken, giving it a unique and irresistible taste. It's a must-try for anyone craving bold and spicy flavors. Enjoy it with rice, roti, or your favorite carb!


  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, cubed

  • 1/2 cup onion, cubed

  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, cubed

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped garlic

  • 2 green chilies, chopped

  • 420g boneless chicken, cubed

  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder

  • 3/4 tsp Kashmiri red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 cup water

  • 3 tbsp ketchup

  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 tsp white vinegar

  • Pinch of sugar

  • 1 tsp cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp water (cornstarch slurry)

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 2 tbsp chopped green onions


  1. Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil in a wok or pan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the red bell pepper, onion, yellow bell pepper, and 1/4 tsp of salt. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until slightly charred. Remove and set aside.

  3. In the same wok, add 2 tbsp of cooking oil. Add the chopped garlic and green chilies. Saute for 20-30 seconds.

  4. Add the chicken cubes and 1/2 tsp of salt. Mix well.

  5. Add the turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Saute for 3-4 minutes over high heat.

  6. Add 1 cup of water and bring to a boil.

  7. Add the ketchup, light soy sauce, white vinegar, and a pinch of sugar. Mix well.

  8. Add the fried vegetables and cook for 4 minutes.

  9. Add the cornstarch slurry and let it thicken.

  10. Add the black pepper and chopped green onions. Mix well.

  11. Serve hot and enjoy with rice, roti, or your choice of carb.

This spicy chicken stir-fry is sure to be a hit at your dinner table!


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