Orange Chicken Recipe Serves 2

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Ruth Ann Ryan

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@reallyoldcook

This is a dish we love when we eat at Asian buffets.
I found this on the web. Tried to pinch, didn't work so I hand copied it.
rasamalaysia.com/...2

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Serves:
2
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    boneless chicken breast, cut in bite size chunks
  • 2 tsp
    cooking oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    orange sauce
  • ·
    oil for deep frying
  • ·
    salt & sugar to taste
  • ·
    chopped scallion for garnish
  • ·
    white sesame for garnish
  • FRYING BATTER

  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour sifted
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 c
    ice cold water
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • dash(es)
    salt
  • ORANGE SAUCE

  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    rooster brand huy fong garlic chili sauce, opt.
  • 3 Tbsp
    chicken broth or water
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 5 tsp
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    apple cider vinegar, red wine or chinese white vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    chinese rice wine or dry sherry, opt
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipe Serves 2

Step-by-Step

  1. In a bowl, mix in all the Orange Sauce ingredients. Set aside. Make the Frying Batter. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and mix in the rest of the Frying Batter ingredients until batter is smooth. Drop in the chicken cubes, mix well, and set aside.

    Heat up a wok with deep-frying oil. Gently drop in the battered chicken cubes, one by one, making sure it is spread out to prevent sticking and over crowding the wok. Deep-fry until color changes to golden brown and completely cooked. Dish out and drain on paper towels.

    Heat up wok over medium-high heat with 2 teaspoons of cooking oil. Stir-fry the garlic until fragrant. Gently pour in the Orange Sauce mixture, stir, and bring it to a light simmer. You may adjust additional seasoning to taste, ie. water (if sauce is too thick, cornstarch solution to thicken sauce), salt, sugar, chili sauce, etc. Toss in the deep-fried chicken, stir well until sauces all absorbed and lightly thickened up. Dish out and ready to serve with hot steamed white rice. Garnish with chopped scallions and sesame.

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About Orange Chicken Recipe Serves 2

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Easy Asian



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