Orange Chicken

Christina Dicken


This is such a bold and tasty dish. Make sure you serve it with rice so it mellows out the sauce... After making this you will find it hard to order chinese take out. I helped my friend from china manage her restaurant for a couple years where I developed many new ideas, tips and tricks for asian "americanized" cuisine. It is my favorite style of cooking along with the flavors. You can also use chunks of beef to make orange beef instead of chicken which is also delicious. I will be posting many more asian inspired recipes so stay tuned :)


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30 Min
30 Min
Stove Top



  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1 c
    cold water
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper

  • 2
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili paste or sriracha
  • 1
    zest from 1 orange
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    chinese five spice powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    sesame seeds

  • ·
    chopped green onion

How to Make Orange Chicken


  1. Cut up chicken breast into bite size chunks
  2. Mix all ingredients for batter until smooth
  3. dip chicken chunks into batter and deep fry
  4. fry chicken until golden brown and set aside
  5. Mix all ingredients for sauce, bring to a full boil
  6. throw fried chicken chunks into hot sauce... tossing lightly until all coated... top with chopped green onion and serve with rice. ENJOY :)

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About Orange Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian

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