Chile Chicken

Preparation info
  • Makes

    3 to 4

    servings as a main dish
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

  • About

Customers love the explosion of hot, salty, and sweet flavors in this popular dish at Danforth Dragon. Soy-seasoned caramelized onions and fiery chiles tumble over chunks of crisp fried chicken. It’s one of the most requested Hakka-Indian dishes at the restaurant.



  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


For the Chicken

  1. Cut the chicken into 1-inch chunks and place in a medium bowl. Mix in the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and pepper. Marinate for 15 to 30 minutes.
  2. Set a 14-inch wok (if the bottom is round, place on a wok ring to stabi