Chicken strips cooked in dark sauce with noodles cooked with garlic and shezwan sauce
Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients:For Sweet Brown Chicken 200 gm: Boneless Chicken breast (cut into strips) 2 tsp: Soya sauce 2 tsp: Oyster sauce To taste: Salt 1 tsp: Ramdev Black Pepper powder 3 tsp: Sugar 2 tsp: Sesame oil 1 tsp: Corn flour (dissolved in little water) 2 tsp: Fortune Refined Oil For Hot Garlic Noodles 250 gm: Noodles (boiled) 7-8 cloves: Garlic (finely chopped) 2 tbsp: Szechwan sauce To taste: Salt 2 tbsp: Fortune Refined Oil For the Vegetables 1 tbsp: Fortune Refined Oil 1 tbsp: Garlic (finely chopped) ½ tbsp: Ginger (minced) 1 small: Green Zucchini (cut into cubes) 1 small: Yellow Zucchini (cut into cubes) 5-6 nos. Broccoli florets 1 nos. Red Capsicum (cut into cubes) 1 nos. Yellow Capsicum (cut into cubes) 1 cup: Tomato Puree ½ cup: Vegetable stock 1 tsp: Soya sauce 1 tsp: Oyster sauce To taste: Salt To taste: Ramdev Black Pepper powder 1 tbsp: Corn flour slurry ½ bunch: Pak Choy (cut into cubes) Recipe Method: 1. Marinate the chicken with 1 tsp soya sauce, oyster sauce, salt, pepper, 1 tsp sugar and 1 tsp sesame oil for 25-30 min. 2. Heat remaining oil and toss the chicken well. Remove. 3. Caramelize remaining sugar and add the chicken, remaining soy sauce, then toss. 4. Add the corn flour paste to add the final glaze and remove. 5. For the hot garlic noodles, heat the oil in a wok, add chopped garlic and saute till pink. Add Szechwan chilly paste and saute for few seconds. 6. Season the sauce and then add noodles to it. Toss noodles well till they get well coated with sauce. 7. For the vegetables, heat oil, add garlic and ginger and saute for a few seconds. Toss in green and yellow zucchini and broccoli and saute for 5 minutes till vegetables soften. 8. Add red and yellow capsicum and saute another 1 minute. 9. Mix in tomato puree, stock, soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt and pepper and bring it to boil. Add cornstarch slurry and simmer it. Finally add the chopped Pak Choy and remove. 10. To serve, put noodles in one half and vegetables in the other half of a bowl. Place some chicken on the noodles.
Life always gives big opportunities in the form of small hints. The big move in Pankaj Bhadouria’s life came with a small step when she decided to leave her successful teaching career spanning over 16 years and enter India's 1st televised cookery reality show - MasterChef India on the leading GEC - Star Plus.
And as they say, fortune favours the brave, Pankaj went on to become a worthy winner and with it India's first ever MasterChef.
The comfort of the classroom gave way to the adulations, accolades and a host of achievements. Pankaj hosted her first cookery show - "Chef Pankaj ka Zayka" on Star Plus during Sep-Oct 2011 where she showcased her passion for cooking. The success of this daily show added another flavor to her sweet success.