Okay, okay! Stop panicking. Sweetness in this Sweet Chilli Chicken (Chicken Vegetable Soup, Sesame Chicken, Butter Chicken & Salted Egg Chicken) is not from sweet chilli sauce or sugar by itself. It is on the other hand from raisins. Just 1/2 a handful or at your pleasure as per your taste. A tiny bit of sweetness will not ruin your health. Moreover, when its from raisins? In fact sweetness from raisins, saltiness from soy sauce and spiciness from red chillies is a merger food Malaysian delightfulness. Yes. It is. Please don't doubt this Malaysian. She knows what she is talking about. Succulent and slightly crispy on the outside chicken, coated in a spicy-sweet-salty thick sauce (Cashew Masala Chicken, Tom Yam Chicken, Ayam Masak Merah & Indian Chicken Curry). Chinese style of course (Chinese Black Vinegar Chicken). You mean Indians cook this style? I don't know. You tell me please and you make it and pleasure into it.
400g/ 1/4 chicken - cut into bite sizes
3 red chillies - sliced into medium size pieces
1/2 inch ginger - sliced thinly
5 garlic - sliced thinly
1tsp lime juicei
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
50g (1/2 handful) raisins
2 sprigs coriander leaves - sliced thinly
Spring onions for garnishing (optional)
3 tbsp oil
Salt for taste (taste before adding)
In heated oil, saute chillies, ginger and garlic.
Add chicken, stir and pour water (about 1/4 cup).
Simmer till chicken becomes tender.
Add lime juice, soy sauce, raisins and salt.
Stir all together till chicken is coated with a dry thick gravy.
Off heat and combine in coriander leaves.
Garnish with spring onions.