indian stir fried chicken and spring onions

​​Indian Stir Fried Chicken and Spring Onion

By Health Promotion Board

Serves: 4

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 15 mins


  • 50g brown onions, peeled

  • 15g ginger, peeled

  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 3 green chillies

  • 1 tbsp canola oil

  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds, crushed

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder

  • 400g boneless chicken breast, skin removed, cut into 3cm cubes

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 100g spring onions, cut into 1cm lengths

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped

  • Salt to taste


  1. Place onions, ginger, garlic, and green chillies in a food processor and process to a fine paste.

  2. Heat oil in a thick-bottomed non-stick pan, and sauté crushed coriander seeds for a few seconds.

  3. Add paste and sauté for 4 minutes. Add cumin and turmeric powder and stir some more.

  4. Add chicken cubes, and stir fry for 2–3 minutes.

  5. Cover pan and cook over low heat for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Add spring onions, garam masala powder and fresh coriander.

  7. Add salt to taste, mix well. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information (Per Serving)

Energy: 181kcal

Protein: 25.1g

Total fat: 5.6g

Carbohydrates: 8.1g

Dietary fibre: 2.7g

*This dish can be eaten with other grains, chapatti, or wholegrain bread.

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