Spicy Orange Chicken

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.


40 mins

Serves 4



Step 1

Wash and drain the chicken pieces thoroughly.

Step 2

Prepare an orange slurry by mixing orange juice with 1 tsp of cornflour. Mix well.Keep aside.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl add chicken pieces, soya sauce, and white pepper powder. Mix well, cover and keep aside for 20 minutes.

Step 4

Next, add cornflour and give it a nice mix.

Step 5

Heat oil in a pan. Deep fry the chicken pieces until lightly golden.

Step 6

Place them on paper towels.and wait for some time.

Step 7

In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of mustard oil.

Step 8

Add chopped garlic and saute for few seconds.

Step 9

Then add ginger and stir until the raw flavors go off.

Step 10

Then add chicken pieces slowly

Step 11

Stir for few seconds.

Step 12

Add orange slurry to the chicken pieces.

Step 13

Add sugar.

Step 14

Cook until the gravy thickens.

Step 15

Add orange zest.

Step 16

Remove from heat.

Step 17

Garnish with spring onion, slices of orange and roasted sesame seeds.

This recipe has soya sauce, so be careful while adding salt.

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