Day 2 of the month of Ramadan

Orange Chicken

For the marinade:
1/2 cup orange juice
Zest from 1/2 of an orange
2 teaspoons light soy sauce
A couple of drops toasted sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon salt

For the sauce:
3/4 cup orange juice
Zest from 1/2 orange
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons honey
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
2 teaspoons oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

For the chicken:
1/2 lb chicken breast, cut into cubes
Oil for frying
1 cup cornstarch

2 teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tablespoon water
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Cooked brown rice
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
2 green onions, sliced

Combine the ingredients for the marinade, add the chicken and marinate for 15-20 minutes.

In a medium sauce pot, combine the ingredients for the sauce. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Simmer until the liquid is reduced by 3/4. Stir in the cornstarch and water mixture until the sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside and keep warm.

Toss the chicken cubes in the 1 cup of cornstarch. Shake off the excess cornstarch before frying.
Meanwhile, heat up enough oil to cover the bottom of a large skillet or wok. When the oil just begins to smoke, add the chicken cubes and fry until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes. Drain the chicken on paper towels and repeat with the remaining chicken.

Add the cooked chicken to the sauce,mix until cooked,garnish with sesame seeds and green onion,serve with riceTaken from


 Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Apostle said, "Whoever observes fasts during the month of ramadan(Book #2, Hadith #37) out of sincere faith, and hoping to attain Allah's rewards, then all his past sins will be forgiven."  

Wise Sayings 

He who travels in the search of knowledge, to him God shows the way of Paradise.
Quran Today
Juz’ 2 – Al Baqarah 142 - Al Baqarah 252


Islamic Phrases 

Aoothoo billahi meen ash-shaytan ar-rajeem.
  "I seek Allah's protection from Satan the accursed."
We say this when we are tempted to do something wrong, or when we are angry.


Feed the Needy 

The Messenger of Allaah (salallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) said,
“Whoever feeds a fasting person will have a reward like that of the fasting person, without any reduction in his reward.”
[At-Tirmidhi, authenticated by Al-Albani (rahimahullaah).


30 Dua's for 30 day's of Ramadan
Ramadan Mubarak DAY 2 --- ALLAH, on this day, take me closer towards Your pleasure, keep me away from Your anger and punishment, grant me the opportunity to recite Your verses (of the Qur'an), by Your mercy, O the most Merciful.
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