How to make Caramelized Pepper Chicken-Cook Smart -

This dish is just too delicious that words are not sufficient to describe it

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chicken legs (thighs, drumsticks), Brown sugar (ब्राउन शुगर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Caramelized Pepper Chicken-Cook Smart

Caramelized Pepper Chicken-Cook Smart Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Caramelized Pepper Chicken-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Chicken legs (thighs, drumsticks) 400 grams

  • Brown sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Black pepper powder 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • Dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Orange zest cut into thin strips 1 tablespo for garnish

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions with greens sliced 3-4

  • Five spice powder 2 teaspoons

  • Orange juice extracted 1

  • Orange marmalade 1 tablespoon

  • Vinegar 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Crush garlic cloves and add and saute for ½ minute. Add brown sugar and soy sauce, mix well and let the sugar caramelize.

Step 2

Add chicken and cook for a minute. Flip chicken pieces and cook. Add orange zest strips, salt, spring onion with greens and five spice powder and flip pieces again.

Step 3

Add orange juice, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Remove cover, flip chicken pieces and add pepper powder, orange marmalade and vinegar and mix well. Flip the chicken pieces again, Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with orange zest.

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