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Tomato Garlic Chicken

Tomato Garlic Chicken

Tomato Garlic chicken is a quick semi dry chicken recipe. It is tomato based chicken stir fry along with garlic and spicy chilly.I used Chinese chilly garlic sauce (Lee Kum Kee brand) to give it a bit of heat. If you do not like to add sauce you can make a  home made version equivalent to it y grinding chiles, garlic and vinegar. You can have this as a side dish for rice or fried rice.


Chicken - 1 lb
Tomato-3 medium
( finely minced or make a puree)
Shallots crushed or finely minced- 1/2 cup
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Chilly garlic sauce- 1 1/2 tsp  (I used Lee Kum Kee brand)
(If you like more spicy use Tuong ot toi Vietnam)
Tomato paste- 1 tsp
Soya sauce- 1 tsp
pepper powder-1/3 tsp
Turmeric powder- a pinch
Ground cinnamon and cloves- 1/3 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves
Chopped spring onions for garnish

Clean and cut chicken into small bite sized pieces. Marinate with a pinch of salt, 1/3 tsp of pepper and a pinch of turmeric powder for about 15 minutes.(If you are using home made paste mix,make a paste with ground chiles, garlic,salt and vinegar. Mix with the chicken and allow to marinate).

Heat oil in a pan and add crushed shallots and saute for till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and after a minute add the finely chopped tomatoes. Stir and allow the tomatoes to cook and get dry.
Next add the marinated chicken and fry for about a minute. Cover and cook for another 3-4 minutes.It will cook in its own water. Add chilly garlic paste,tomato paste and soya sauce and allow the gravy to reduce to the consistency you like. Finely add ground cinnamon and clove and chopped coriander leaves and mix.Garnish with spring onions.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. So very yummy chicken. loving the flavors

  2. Omg... What a yummy n spicy n ur clicks make it more tempting chicken

    Event: Dish name starts with Q till Feb 28th

  3. so simple n gonna try this...real soon

  4. Oh My God.... I am drooling here

  5. Yum, would love to have this with tandoori roti...awesome clicks.

  6. this looks too good and lip smacking. nice color and nice click too

  7. Nice recipe Suja..tempting.Will give it a try.

  8. Nice recipe Suja..tempting.Will give it a try.

  9. So delicious makes me want to try this chechi, will let you know how it comes :)

  10. Awesome chicken recipe. Looks delicious.

  11. Hi Suja,
    First time here...u have some interesting collection of recipes...loved my time here! Happy to follow you!


  12. Mouthwatering here, such a droolworthy chicken dish.

  13. Looks divine with tomato & garlic flavors,yummy clicks!!

  14. omg finger licking chicken stir fry, mouthwatering...

  15. Totally yummy looking chicken...Love the flavors and the presentation...

  16. Amazing dish...the gravy coating chicken makes me drooling....

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  18. Nice recipe with indo chinese touch..looks super tempting

  19. Who does not like Indo Chinese? Very tasty

  20. looks really mouthwatering and yummy... love all ur recipes... :)

  21. awesome...inviting presentation

  22. The tasty was yummy

  23. Delicious tomato and garlic chicken! Wonderful snaps! I am your new follower. Do visit/follow my blog at -

  24. OMG, so tempting & delicious! I want some with Naan!

  25. Lovely spice mix and recipe, the pics are enticing!


  26. Chicken looks the color. yummy!

  27. Awesome chicken tempting and yummy.

  28. vayil vellam vannu...looks stuning :) and the way you decorated it with green and yellow lemon slices, thats too good :)

  29. Droolworthy..but then your every chicken recipes looks absolutely delicious..hugs and smiles

  30. wow..amazing aunt used to prepare this with slight difference...yours tempting me..

  31. Wow....tomato garlic chicken looks so yummy....:-)

  32. woah!! what a flavourful dish!! Bookmarked to try this weekend :)


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