How to make Mandarin Chicken -

Tangy and lip-smacking, this chicken is very refreshing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Orange juice (ऑरेन्ज जूस / संतरे का रस)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Main Course Chicken

Mandarin Chicken

Mandarin Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mandarin Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into cubes 400 grams

  • Orange juice fresh mandarin 1 cup

  • Mandarin orange seeded and separated into segments 1

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Dill leaves (suva) finely chopped, 1 tablespoon + for garnishing

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Water chestnuts thinly sliced 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Celery finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Take chicken in a bowl. Add soy sauce and dill leaves and mix well. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick wok. Add chicken, mix and cook for 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and mix.

Step 3

Add salt, crushed peppercorns and celery and mix well. Add ¼ cup water, stir to mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Add cornflour to juice and mix well. Add this to the chicken and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add orange segments, mix and cook on low heat for a minute.

Step 6

Garnish with dill leaves and serve hot.

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