Brown Dry Chicken Fry with Greens

Brown Dry Chicken Fry with Greens

Artfully pan-seared chicken with crispy fried greens, best accompanied with a bowl of rice.

  • Recipe serves:6
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • 1kg chicken, cut into serving pieces and slightly seasoned
  • 2 sachets Knorr Chicken Powder Mix
  • 50ml vegetable oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized green bell pepper, chopped
  • Few green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 50g whole cashews
  • 100g spring onions, cut into strips
  • 100g celery, chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 30g corn flour
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder to taste
  • Salt and crushed pepper to taste


  • Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan, over moderately high heat, until hot but not smoking.
  • Place and brown the chicken in 4 batches; keep turning for 5 minutes per batch and transfer when brown into a large bowl.
  • Add onion, bell pepper, beans and celery. Cook for about 8 minutes, scraping back occasionally until onion is softened.
  • Mix water with corn flour and pour it into the vegetable mixture, stirring occasionally until the mixture comes together as it boils.
  • Add the browned chicken, Knorr Chicken Powder Mix and any juices accumulated in the bowl. Then simmer, partially covered, until chicken is cooked for about 30 to 35 minutes.
  • Lastly stir in chilli powder, cashews, spring onion and salt (to taste) and serve with rice.
  • A vege and quick chicken recipe like this makes a delightful addition to any dinner table!