Easy Chickenrecipes

Orange Chicken Recipe

Orange Chicken
Orange Chicken
Sweet and tangy asian classic

Chicken Recipe Ingredients

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  • 1 ½ c all purpose flour
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • frying oil
  • 1 ½ c water
  • 2 tbs orange juice
  • ¼ c lemon juice
  • ⅓ c rice vinegar
  • 2 ½ tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs orange zest
  • 1 c brown sugar
  • ½ tsp ginger, minced
  • ½ tsp garlic, minced
  • 3 tbs cornstarch
  • 2 tbs green onion, chopped

Chicken Recipe Instructions

  1. Add the flour to a bowl and season generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Dice the chicken into cubes.
  3. Dip the chicken pieces into the egg and coat well with the flour mix.
  4. Deep fry in batches until cooked through.
  5. In a saucepan, combine the water, orange juice, lemon juice, vinegar and soy sauce.
  6. Cook over a medium heat for 3 minutes then add the orange zest, brown sugar, ginger and garlic and bring to a boil.
  7. Combine the cornstarch with a small amount of water to dissolve.
  8. Slowly add to the sauce until it thickens.
  9. Coat the fried chicken in the orange sauce and sprinkle with the chopped green onions.
  10. Serve with your choice of sides.