How to Make Orange Chicken

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6 years ago
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The all American classic Chinese dish. Restaurant style! Delicately fried chicken in sauce with just a hint of orange. What you'll need: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup corn starch 1/4 cup flour 1 Tbsp minced ginger root 1 tsp minced garlic (about 2 cloves) 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/4 cup chopped green onions (2-3 scallions) zest of 1 orange, minced finely 1/2 tsp sesame oil oil for frying sauce: 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup water 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2-3 Tbsp water Mix cornstarch and flour. Coat chicken pieces in egg then bread in the cornstarch/flour mixture. Fry in 350* oil until golden brown. Set aside. Mix first 4 ingredients of the sauce and set aside. In a wok or large skillet, stir fry ginger and garlic in 1 Tbsp oil. After 30 seconds, add red pepper flake and green onion. Stir fry 1 minute. Add in sauce and chicken pieces and bring to a boil. Add corn starch slurry. Turn off heat and mix in orange zest and sesame oil. Serve over rice. Enjoy!

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