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Chicken - Orange Chicken

SusanSusan Halverson

Since Orange Chicken is one of Keith and Kyle’s favorite meals from a Chinese restaurant, they wanted to try making it at home. They found this recipe online and made dinner for us one night before we got home from work. It was excellent and is now considered their speciality!

servings:Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken, chopped into one inch pieces (or use one halved boneless chicken breast per person)
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 1/2 tea salt
  • black pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch, plus 2 TBS cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 TBS ginger root, minced OR 1/8 tea ground ginger
  • 1 tea garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tea crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 TBS rice wine (sake) or white wine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tea sesame oil
  • 1/2 pkg cooked broccoli florets
  • Cooked white rice
  • 1 tea orange zest; then cut orange in half and cut into slices
  • Orange Sauce - mix together:
  • 3 TBS soy sauce
  • 3 TBS water
  • 5 TBS sugar
  • 2/3 cup white vinegar
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notes

I recommend preparing all your ingredients before starting to cook this recipe. Keith and Kyle use prep bowls that they line-up across the whole kitchen counter!

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