Orange Chicken

Dinner Recipes: Orange Chicken Recipe

Looking for something a bit different for your dinner recipes? This traditionally fries sticky chicken and fresh sauce is just what you need. A favourite Chinese takeout among many – tender chicken slices soaked in a tasty mixture of barbecue sauce. An amazing chicken recipe with flavours reminiscent of the orange chicken from your favourite Chinese restaurant. How to cook? Whisk up your sauce – a ridiculously easy and tasty way to end your day.

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Ingredients

  • Boneless, skinless chicken thighs (desired quantity)
  • 3 cup cornstarch (or white wheat flour)
  • 1 large orange (freshly squezed orange juice)
  • Soy sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • Minced garlic
  • Green onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp chilli pepper flakes
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Remove any excess fat from the chicken thighs, then cut them into small pieces/chicken cubes.
  2. Combine the fresh orange juice with soy sauce, grated ginger, minced garlic, chilli pepper flakes. Combine the egg, cornstarch/flour and whisk all until the mixture is smooth. Add the chicken shake vigorously until chicken is well-coated with the mixture.
  3. Add oil to a large cooking pan or wok pan, on medium heat, add the marinated chicken and stir-fry until lightly golden on all sides.
  4. Add barbecue and soy sauce, add chicken. Simmer for 10 minutes on medium heat until sauce has thickened.
  5. Serve the chicken and sauce over freshly cooked rice, garnished with sliced green onions and any side dish of your choice.
  6. Enjoy!

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