Oriental Chicken | How to make Oriental Chicken

By Shiba Nair  |  20th May 2016  |  
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About Oriental Chicken Recipe

This is a very authentic Kerala chicken fry that has been given a twist by the addition of soy sauce. The sauce completely changes the taste of the dish to a different level. You should try it out.

Oriental Chicken is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Oriental Chicken has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Shiba Nair is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Oriental Chicken recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Oriental Chicken is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Oriental Chicken is perfect to serve 4 people. Oriental Chicken is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Oriental Chicken. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Oriental Chicken by commenting on this page below!

Oriental Chicken

Ingredients to make Oriental Chicken

  • chicken 1 kg
  • onions 3 Thinly sliced
  • green chillies slit 5
  • ginger juliennes 1 1/2 tbsp
  • chilli Powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric Powder 3/4 tsp
  • Soya Sauce 23/4 tsp
  • curry leaves 2 sprigs
  • coconut oil 3 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Oriental Chicken

  1. Wash the chicken well cut it into pieces, put it in a bowl.
  2. Add salt, chilli powder and turmeric to this.
  3. Marinate the chicken with these spices and keep it aside covered for at least 2 hours.
  4. After 2 hours, transfer the marinated chicken to a heavy bottomed kadai.
  5. Cook the chicken on low flame covered with a tight fitting lid. The chicken will let out water while cooking so there isn't any need to add water to cook the chicken.
  6. If the chicken is fully cooked but there is still water in the pan, then you will have to turn the flame to high, cook till all the water dries up. Please make sure not to burn the chicken.
  7. When the chicken is fully cooked, now reduce the flame, add the soy sauce and coat the chicken nicely in the sauce.
  8. When the chicken sucks up all the sauce, add 2 tbsp coconut oil n coat the chicken nicely in the oil and fry for 2-3 minutes on low flame. Add curry leaves and mix everything together. The chicken needs to be nice and brown.
  9. Turn off the gas.
  10. In another kadai add coconut oil, add the skit green chillies, ginger juliennes and saute well.
  11. Add the thinly sliced onions and saute till the onions become translucent.
  12. Add curry leaves to this and fry well.
  13. Add this to the chicken and saute everything together for half a minute. Turn off the gas.

My Tip:

1. Add coconut oil for the nice flavor and aroma. Coconut oil makes this dish more tasty and flavorful 2. Please feel free to add more chilli powder if u want to 3. Add a lot of green chillies & onions thinly sliced to make the dish more tasty. 4. Add the soy sauce only after the water from cooking the chicken dries up. 5. Do not add the sauce when there is still water in the pan, it will ruin the taste of the dish. 6. There shouldn't be any sauce in the pan, the chicken needs to be coated well in the sauce.

Reviews for Oriental Chicken (3)

Manisha Shukla2 years ago

Nice recepie. But is there any option for Coconut oil.??

Sweta Shet2 years ago

I made this..simple and tasty recipe..

Sana Basheer2 years ago

Yummy! Thanks for sharing.