Chicken Jalfrezi recipe or the Murgh Jalfrezi is another dish from the Pakistani cuisine. Made with boneless chicken, this is a quick to prepare dish.
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Chicken Jalfrezi Recipe

Chicken Jalfrezi recipe or the Murgh Jalfrezi is another dish made with boneless chicken, this is a quick to prepare dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Pakistani
Keyword chicken recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 496
Author Fareeha

Ingredients

  • 750 gms boneless chicken cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 capsicum red or green, cut length wise into strips
  • 2 medium sized onion diced
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tomatoes pureed

Instructions

  • Marinate the chicken pieces with ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, black pepper powder, and salt for 30 minutes or you can start cooking immediately.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan and fry capsicum till it slightly changes color. Drain from oil and set aside the capsicum.
  • In the same oil, add the diced onion and fry till it lightly changes color and is still crispy. Drain from oil with a slotted spoon and set this onion aside too.
  • In the same oil, add the marinated chicken and fry well till golden in color. Now add the tomato puree and cook till it is cooked and coated with the chicken.
  • Add in the fried capsicum and onion and fry on high heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove from oil and serve hot.

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Notes

  • Add any color of capsicum that you have.
  • You can skip the marination if short on time. 

Nutrition

Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 41.1g | Fat: 32.7g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 938mg | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 3.2g | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.3mg