Orange chicken | How to make Orange chicken

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By BetterButter Editorial
Created on 14th Aug 2015
  • Orange chicken, How to make Orange chicken

About Orange chicken

This delicious chicken dish is cooked with a thick orange flavoured sauce that is pure heaven.

Orange chicken is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Orange chicken by BetterButter Editorial has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 6 people. You can find Orange chicken at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Orange chicken takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Orange chicken is a good option for you. The flavour of Orange chicken is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Orange chicken on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Orange chicken recipe on the page below.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves6People
Orange chicken

Ingredients to make Orange chicken

  • 800-900 grams boneless chicken (skinless)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • Oil as required to deep fry
  • 8 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour (extra)
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon ginger finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 whole onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine (optional white wine can be used as a substitute)
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • Orange sauce ingredients:
  • 20 ml soya sauce
  • 20 ml water
  • 75 grams sugar
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup orange juice(preferably fresh)

How to make Orange chicken

  1. Wash and pat dry the chicken pieces.
  2. In a bowl, add in the eggs, pepper, salt, 1 table spoon oil and whisk well.
  3. In a separate plate or bowl, add in the flour and cornflour and toss it lightly together.
  4. Heat required oil in a kadai/wok to deep fry the chicken pieces.
  5. Take a chicken piece, coat it with the egg mixture first then the dry flour mixture and fry till it is golden in colour and crisp.
  6. Follow this procedure for all the chicken pieces, cooking a batch at a time.
  7. Take out with a slotted spoon and drain the excess oil on paper towels. Keep aside.
  8. Clean the wok/kadai and put it on a high flame.
  9. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in it, once hot immediately toss in the ginger-garlic and fry till light golden..
  10. Add in the onion and red chilli powder. Stir fry this mixture for a minute or so.
  11. Next pour in the rice wine(if using) and stir for 5-6 seconds.
  12. In a small bowl, mix in the orange sauce ingredients(soya sauce, water, sugar, vinegar, zest, orange juice).
  13. Add this orange sauce ingredients to the pan and bring it to a boil.
  14. Once it starts boiling, add in the cooked chicken and stir well so that it is coated with the sauce.
  15. Next, add 1 tablespoon cornflour to 4 tbsp water and mix it.
  16. Pour this into the pan so that the sauce thickens. Let cook for 5-10 minutes.
  17. Serve hot with fried rice.

Reviews for Orange chicken (7)

Deepali Chowdhury7 months ago
This dish turned out to be awesome. My family just loved it.
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Rashmi Singh7 months ago
Yummy!
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Dipti Mathur9 months ago
Mouth watering....I 'll definitely prepare...
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premila rajana year ago
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Sharmistha Mukherjeea year ago
Lovely recipe...
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Shyamali Sarkara year ago
khub valo.
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Mariam S Khan mariya2 years ago
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