View my step-by-step video




Hakka Chinese food is very popular in India and all over the world. Chinese immigrants brought their delicious recipes from their homeland to their adopted country, India. From there it took on spices and flavors popular with the Indian people and morphed into a new delicious version.

[youtube-subscriber nickname=kravingsblog]

Hakka Garlic Chicken


  • 3 Chicken breasts - 2 lbs (900 gms)
  • 2 tbsps minced Ginger
  • 3 tbsps minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Onion petals
  • 1 tsp sliced green Chillies
  • 4 tbsps Chilli paste
  • 4 tbsps light Soya sauce
  • 4 tbsps Ketchup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Chicken stock (200 ml)
  • Corn starch slurry
  • 1/4 cup Spring Onion bulbs sliced
  • Garnish Spring Onion and Coriander leaves


  1. Cut the chicken into small chunks
  2. In a wok heat some oil and saute the ginger and garlic
  3. Add the green chilli followed by the chicken
  4. Add half the chilli paste, soya & ketchup and saute
  5. Add salt to taste
  6. Add the rest of the chilli paste, soya & ketchup
  7. Add the stock and bring to the boil
  8. Add a corn starch slurry to thicken
  9. Garnish with spring onions and coriander