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...




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

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

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

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

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

  6. 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)

  7. 30 minutes? The sauce looks perfect!

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

  9. innovative delicious looking chicken

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

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

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

  13. 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

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

  15. Orange chicken looks yummy...delicious.

  16. this looks so delicious - love the orange flavor =)

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

  18. Hi there,

    Lovely dish and giveaway, wud look forward to it !

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

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

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    - Jessica

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

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


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