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Orange chicken

Orange flavored chicken fry
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: continental
Servings: 2 People
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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Ingredients

  • 300 gms chicken
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 tsp soya sauce
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 large onion - sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup mushrooms - sliced
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli flakes

Instructions

  • Chop chicken pieces to bite sized pieces. cook them with turmeric powder, chilly powder, oil and salt. pressure cook or cook them in a pan closed.
  • Add a cup of water and cook as we need the broth/ chicken cooked water for the sauce. Once chicken is half cooked. strain the water and let the pieces get roasted. keep it aside when it gets slightly roasted.
  • Cool down chicken broth completely before starting to make the sauce. extract orange juice and keep it ready.
  • Take a bowl, Mix chicken broth, orange juice, soya sauce, honey, salt and pepper powder. Mix well. Add corn flower and mix well.
  • Now heat oil, saute in sliced onions, finely chopped ginger and finely chopped garlic.Drop red chilli flakes into it. Saute till onions are pink.
  • put in sliced mushrooms and saute till mushrooms get brown almost for 2 minutes.
  • Pour in the sauce mix along with roasted chicken pieces and salt. Close and cook again for 6 to 8 minutes in medium flame. the essence of sauce has to get into chicken and mushrooms. Thereafter open and let it dry till the consistency you require.