Monday, March 21, 2011

Chinese Diced chicken and Prawns Combo curry

Check out for Today's Recipe and more awards :-)

chicken and prawn combo

My hubby and my daughter , including myself  have exactly opposite tastes. While my hubby prefers chicken dishes over  fish my daughter and myself :-) prefer fish. So I thought of coming up with a dish that can please everybody's palate. We all love Chinese , so todays recipe is a Chinese dish with diced Chicken and Shrimp combined with veggies in a spicy and tangy curry.  

Preparation time : 40 minutes (including marination time)
Cooking time : 15 minutes
Serves : 3

Ingredients :

  • 10 medium sized prawns
  • 1 cup chicken, diced into 2" cubes
  • 1 cup celery, diced into 1 " cubes
  • 1/2 cup carrot , diced into 1/2 " cubes
  • water chestnut , diced into small pieces
  • 4-5  baby corn, cut into half
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil

chinese combo

  • Wash, shell and devein the prawns. Pat dry . Dice  the chicken into 2" cubes . Cut the  vegetables as mentioned above. 
  • Marinade the prawns and chicken pieces with a tbsp of all purpose flour, 1 egg , 1/2 tsp pepper and salt to taste. Keep marinated for 30 minutes.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick skillet, add the chicken and prawn pieces and shallow fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil, add the minced garlic and rest of the vegetable and sautee for a minute or so, next add the dark soy sauce, tomato ketchup and hot sauce with a cup of water , cover and let cook until the vegetables are tender. 
  • Next add the prawn and chicken pieces and let cook for a minute or so or until the chicken and prawns are cooked thoroughly and all the flavors blend in well. Add salt, as required .
  • Serve hot with rice.

chicken and prawn combo meal

Now coming to Awards....Yippee !!!!!!! I'm so excited

I got this award from Akila for participating in one of her events Dish name starting with F . So sweet of you Akila and Thanks a ton. It surely means a lot to me :-)


I also received "One Lovely Blog " Award from Vimitha of My Culinary Trial Room


Now coming to  the rules ......

1.Accept the award. Blog about it with the name of the blogger who has given u this award with a link to his/her blog.
2.Pass it on to 15 other blogger friends.... to take it forward.

3.Let the nominated blogger know about their award

So here I am passing this award to some of my dear friends and fellow bloggers. I'm extremely sorry as I have a limit of picking just 15 blogger friends.

I am passing this award to :

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  1. Simply delicious curry, definitely healthy and nutritious..

  2. This is a great looking combo, that too chinese. I am already loving all the flavors, Sonali...

    Thanks a ton for the awards and congrats to you...

  3. great recipe the combo

  4. Yum! Another delicious seafood dish!

  5. Congrats on your awards dear..wish you many many more.
    Sounds a delicious combo..looks super delicious.

  6. Hi Sonali, congratulations on you awards! The recipe is very appealing to the eye, delicious!
    Thank´s for the award for my blog, i´am very happy!I will keep it with great care.

  7. Delicious and flavorful combo.Congrats on the award Sonali and thanks for sharing with me.

  8. delicious combination with vegetables
    congrats on the awards

  9. Looks so very tempting... Hot and spice curry makes me drool

  10. Chicken and prawn is a very unique combination... that is delicious:)

  11. Congrats once again.
    The combo sounds good...looks delicious too.

  12. Congratulations on your awards! And thanks for visiting my blog. This recipe looks great - shrimp is one of my favorites!

  13. hey sonali, thanks for giving the award to me! really happy to have known you through our common passion for food. and your shrimps look really tasty, think you have done them better than us Chinese could have

  14. Omg, chicken and prawn together is quite an interesting and unique combo, looks extremely irresistible,congrats on ur awards..

  15. surely a complete dish and there's no need to cook anything else to go with rice, nice Chinese recipe.

  16. Okay, this looks beyond amazing...I'm completely and totally craving Chinese food now!

  17. Very very delicious and mouth watering fish curry. Shall try your recipe definitely as I am fond of prawn.
    Thank you very much for sharing this wonderful award with me.

  18. Yummy chicken and prawns looks so yummy with the rice plate!!!!

    Congrats for winning the awards!And a special thanks for passing it to me!!!!

  19. Congrats!!!
    veryyyy delicious and mouth watering...

  20. Wow..I want that plate NOW.. Fantastic , seriously looks like a take out..that much perfection u've achieved..

  21. hey Shanavi...Thanks dear for your wonderful comments !

    Thanks a lot to all of you for your kind words !

  22. oh my gosh the sauce on this dish looks MOUTHWATERING. its suuuch a delicious looking dish.
    im bookmarking this as well !

  23. Never tried this combo' before' looks incredible...anything Chinese...count me it:)

  24. Hey,

    That's a great and yummy combo...:)Congrats on your award and thanx a ton for passing it to me dear!!:)


  25. Looks fantastic & absolutely delicious! Congrats on your award. Thanks you so much for passing it to me.

  26. First of all my apologies for being late in thanking u for giving me this beautiful award, much appreciated Sonali and Cograts on ur Award.....Tht curry looks v delicious!

  27. hey Sushma....its ok dear....n Congrats to you too for your most deserving award :-)

  28. Thanks for the award. Sorry to collect it so late.

  29. great post, I really like it. Thanks for posting. :)


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