Chicken gulgula

Try Khalida Rahim’s delicious chicken gulgula recipe, a favourite from Collingwood Football Club and Meals with Impact’s Magpie Meals program. Filled with spices and a flavoursome homemade stir-fry sauce, it’s a must-try dish.



Note: + 30 mins marinating time



  • 750g Coles Australian RSPCA Approved Chicken Thigh Fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 small red onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 2 red capsicums, seeded, coarsely chopped
  • Sesame seeds, toasted, to sprinkle
  • Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
  • Sliced spring onions, to serve

Spice mix

  • 1 tbs onion powder
  • 3 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp dried mint
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp ground paprika

Stir-fry sauce

  • 1/3 cup (80ml) honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) soy sauce
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tsp sesame oil



To make the spice mix, combine the onion powder, oregano, mint, garlic powder, turmeric, coriander and paprika in a large bowl. 


Add the chicken to the spice mix and toss to coat. Cover and place in the fridge for 30 mins or overnight to develop the flavours.


To make the stir-fry sauce, place the honey in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until caramelised and deep golden. Remove from heat. Stir in garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice and oil. Simmer until reduced by about half. Transfer to a heatproof bowl or jug.


 Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over high heat. Add the onion and stir-fry for 1 min. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 2-3 mins or until golden. Add the broccoli and capsicum and stir-fry for 5-7 mins or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are almost tender. Add the stir-fry sauce and sesame seeds. Stir-fry until combined.


Divide the rice and chicken mixture among serving bowls. Sprinkle with spring onions and more sesame seeds to serve.

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