Mandarin is in season now,and the idea of

mandarin chicken came up as a side dish for

ghee rice.It was really awesome and everybody

loved the taste and the crunchiness.

For the recipe now


500 gm boneless chicken

1 tblsp. ginger-garlic paste

1-2 tblsp. chilli powder

Salt to taste

2 tsp rice flour

1 egg

For the sauce

Juice of 2 mandarins

1 tsp sesame seeds

1 tsp cornflour

1-2 tsp. chilli flakes

1/2 tsp vinegar

Salt to taste

Leeks or spring onions for garnishing


First marinade the chicken in the ingredients

listed for few minutes and fry to a crispy

golden color and set aside.

Mix all ingredients listed for the sauce and heat .

Once it starts to thicken add the chicken and

stir till the sauce coats the fried chicken.


This sauce can be used for stir fry dishes,fried

rice,chinese dishes,salads ,sandwiches and

anything you innovate with chilli sauce , or

any recipe that calls for chilli sauce.

Let’s get into the recipe now


250 gm red chillies

100 gm Kashmiri chillies ( optional)

Few chopped cloves of garlic (10-15)

1/4 cup vinegar

1/2-3/4 cups sesame oil

2-3 tblsp jaggery

Salt to taste.


Soak the chillies in hot water overnight.

Drain the water ( don’t discard water)and

grind to a coarse paste with vinegar.

Heat oil , and add garlic . When you see the

garlic turning brown, add the chillie paste.

Add a little of the left over soaked water to

adjust the desired consistency.

Add jaggery and salt and cook for few minutes.

Store in a bottle after it is cool.