Orange gives a nice sweet and sour to the dish Spicy Orange chicken. When added to the chicken recipe, the taste got increased manifolds. It became tangy. We can increase the taste of chicken when it is prepared by orange.
Chicken breasts – 2 (cubed into small pieces)
Orange juice – 1 cup
Orange zest -1 tbsp
Ginger -1 tbsp ( finely chopped)
Garlic – 1tsp ( finely chopped)
Soya sauce- 1tsp
Cornflour – 3 tbsp
Sugar – 1 tsp
Spring onion -1 tbsp ( chopped)
White pepper powder – 1 tsp
Chilli flakes-1 tsp
Roasted sesame -1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Orange slices- few for garnishing
Saloni mustard oil – 1/2 cup
Wash and drain the chicken pieces thoroughly.
Prepare an orange slurry by mixing orange juice with 1 tsp of cornflour. Mix well.Keep aside.
In a mixing bowl add chicken pieces, soya sauce, and white pepper powder. Mix well, cover and keep aside for 20 minutes.
Next, add cornflour and give it a nice mix.
Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry the chicken pieces until lightly golden.
Place them on paper towels.and wait for some time.
In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of mustard oil.
Add chopped garlic and saute for few seconds.
Then add ginger and stir until the raw flavors go off.
Then add chicken pieces slowly
Stir for few seconds.
Add orange slurry to the chicken pieces.
Cook until the gravy thickens.
Add orange zest.
Remove from heat.
Garnish with spring onion, slices of orange and roasted sesame seeds.
Serve spicy orange chicken hot with fried rice or parathas
This recipe has soya sauce, so be careful while adding salt.
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