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Simple Chili Chicken

This simple chilli chicken recipe is perfect for a quick and easy meal that packs a spicy punch. Tender chicken pieces are coated in a flavorful mix of spices and cooked to perfection, creating a dish that is both delicious and satisfying. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or a lazy Sunday lunch.

Tasty Team
96% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Simple Chili Chicken

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup flour (100 g)
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • rice, to serve

Chilli Sauce

  • 3 cloves garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • ½ cup water (100 mL)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 267
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 25g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 29g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut the chicken into thin strips then coat in the egg wash and flour.
  3. Shallow fry for a few minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  4. Add the peppers and fry for another couple of minutes. Remove the chicken and peppers and set aside.
  5. In the same pan, add the garlic, red chilli, soy sauce, tomato purée, and water. Stir and simmer the mixture reduces and is thick and syrupy.
  6. Add back in the chicken and peppers and stir well in the sauce.
  7. Serve with rice.
  8. Enjoy!
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Simple Chili Chicken