Jun 6, 2011

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken with Steamed Rice
This is a popular chinese dish that can be made within 30 min.It has a lovely orange flavour and taste in it..Crispy chicken pieces that are glazed with a sweet orange sauce..YUM YUM...This dish is mild in taste and it has a little sweet taste to it,which was perfect...When I came across this recipe,I thought “What orange in a chicken curry?That must be ridiculous..but once I made this dish,I was completely shut off...This dish tempted me to cook more chinese food like Lemon chicken,Sweet and Sour Chicken,Hot and Spicy Chicken...I will surely make these soon and post it..I beg you all to try this dish and please tell me how it came...

Chicken-250 gm boneless
Orange peel-1 tblspn sliced
Orange juice- ½ cup
Garlic-1 tblspn minced
Ginger-1 tblspn minced
Pepper-1 tsp
Soya sauce-1 tblspn
Vinegar-1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tblspn
Cornstarch slurry(1 tsp of cornflour mixed with 3 tblspn of water)
Oil for deep frying+1 tblspn oil
Spring onion or coriander leaves for garnishing

For Batter:

Maida- ½ cup
Salt to taste
Pepper-1 tsp


Mix the ingrediants given for batter with water till it forms a batter.Dip the chicken pieces in this and fry till golden.Set this aside.

Heat oil and fry some garlic and ginger.Add orange zest and fry for 30 sec.

Add in soya sauce,vinegar,orange juice,pepper,salt and sugar to taste.

Add in a cup of water and bring that to boil.

Slowly add in the cornflour slurry and mix well till the sauce thickens.

Add in the fried chicken pieces and toss well.

Garnish with coriander leaves or spring onion and some orange pieces.

Serve hot over a bed of hot rice.ENJOY...


Ingrediants you need

Dip chicken pieces in batter and fry till crispy
Saute garlic and ginger

add orange peel and fry

In with soya sauce


Orange Juice......


add Cornstarch slurry and mix well

add chicken pieces and toss..

Throw in coriander leaves and orange peel...




Biny Anoop said... Best Blogger Tips

wow dat looks so so nice....a must try ...great clicks dear

Food Glorious Food! said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy! Kids love them, adult adore them and foreigner is crazy about them! Great recipe!

Mugdha said... Best Blogger Tips

It looks so yummy...really a new thing..bookmarking it...:)

Krithi's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

I had tried orange chicken once and loved it.. thanks for the recipe..
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Karen Xavier said... Best Blogger Tips

looks good, orange in chicken... bound to be good. Will try it out someday.

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Marvellous,inviting,droolworthy orange chicken,feel like finishing that whole bowl..

Federica said... Best Blogger Tips

mmmmmmmm..che delizia!baci!

Chris's Gourmet Fashion said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks really tasty. I love orange chicken (we actually had lemon chicken last night - so I can really appreciate the taste and time you took to make this)

Belinda @zomppa said... Best Blogger Tips

30 minutes? The sauce looks perfect!

mycookinghut said... Best Blogger Tips

This is such a comfort dish!!

yummychunklet said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks absolutely delicious and probably better than what you'd find in the cheap Chinese food places! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Torviewtoronto said... Best Blogger Tips

innovative delicious looking chicken

Vimitha Anand said... Best Blogger Tips

Thats one innovative and flavorful chicken... Orange + chicken would taste great...

mia xara said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks absolutely delicious Aarthi!Can't wait to try it!Thanks for sharing!

Renee said... Best Blogger Tips

this looks really yum!

Cooking Creation said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks delicious! I'm your newest follower! :)

Ma What's 4 dinner said... Best Blogger Tips

Sounds like a perfect preparation of a classic dish. Can't wait to whip this up!

Lots of yummy love,
Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner

kothiyavunu.com said... Best Blogger Tips

tempting orange chicken with great step by step presentation..yum!

Viki's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Orange chicken looks yummy...delicious.

Peggy said... Best Blogger Tips

this looks so delicious - love the orange flavor =)

Linda said... Best Blogger Tips

Quick and easy is great for summer cooking and the flavors are perfect! Love your step by step photos!

Sonia said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi there,

Lovely dish and giveaway, wud look forward to it !

Tina (PinayInTexas) said... Best Blogger Tips

I love orange chicken! Yours looks really good! YUM YUM YUM!

Pam said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks so much better than take out. I love orange chicken.

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Joanne said... Best Blogger Tips

That sauce sounds so delicious and nowhere near as sickeningly sweet as it is when you buy it from a take-out place!

Faith said... Best Blogger Tips

What a beautiful dish! Orange chicken is one of my favorites and I would definitely love to try making it at home!