Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken requires approximately 45 minutes from start to finish. One portion of this dish contains around 47g of protein, 15g of fat, and a total of 473 calories. For $2.49 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. It is brought to you by I Wash You Dry. 222 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. If you have soy sauce, canolan oil, sesame oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. With a spoonacular score of 77%, this dish is solid. Users who liked this recipe also liked Mandarin Orange Chicken Salad with Creamy Orange Vanilla Yogurt Dressing, Orange chicken (a.k.a. chicken with orange sauce), and I Ain't Chicken Chicken: Crispy Roasted Chicken Breasts with Orange and Cardamom.

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

1 tsp canola oil

Canola Oil for frying

1/3 cup chicken broth

1/3 cup corn starch

2 tbsp corn starch

1 egg

3 cloves garlic, finely minced

1 1/2 tsp minced ginger

sliced green onions

orange slices

2 tbsp fresh orange juice

1 1/2 tsp fresh orange zest

1/3 cup rice wine vinegar (or dry sherry)

2 tsp sesame oil

2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite sized pieces

3 tbsp soy sauce

1/3 cup sugar

3 tbsp water

Equipment:

paper towels

deep fryer

bowl

pot

frying pan

wok

Cooking instruction summary:

Pour 1 to 2 inches of canola oil in a small deep fryer or heavy bottomed pot and heat to 375 degrees F.*In a large bowl combine the sesame oil, egg, 3 tbsp soy sauce and 1/3 cup corn starch until a thin batter forms. Toss in the chicken pieces and let sit for a few minutes while the oil heats up. Fry the chicken in batches and drain on a paper towel lined plate. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce.Combine the orange zest, orange juice, 3 tbsp soy sauce, 3 tbsp water, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar (or dry sherry), 1/3 cup chicken broth and 2 tbsp corn starch in a bowl and set aside.Once chicken is finished cooking, heat 1 tsp canola oil in a large wok or skillet over medium high heat. Toss in the ginger and garlic and stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Pour in the sauce and cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring occasionally.Once thickened (about 3 to 4 minutes) add the chicken to the wok and stir to coat with sauce. Garnish with sliced green onions and orange slices and serve over hot steamed rice if desired. Enjoy!

 

Step by step:


1. Pour 1 to 2 inches of canola oil in a small deep fryer or heavy bottomed pot and heat to 375 degrees F.*In a large bowl combine the sesame oil, egg, 3 tbsp soy sauce and 1/3 cup corn starch until a thin batter forms. Toss in the chicken pieces and let sit for a few minutes while the oil heats up. Fry the chicken in batches and drain on a paper towel lined plate. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce.

2. Combine the orange zest, orange juice, 3 tbsp soy sauce, 3 tbsp water, 1/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar (or dry sherry), 1/3 cup chicken broth and 2 tbsp corn starch in a bowl and set aside.Once chicken is finished cooking, heat 1 tsp canola oil in a large wok or skillet over medium high heat. Toss in the ginger and garlic and stir until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

3. Pour in the sauce and cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring occasionally.Once thickened (about 3 to 4 minutes) add the chicken to the wok and stir to coat with sauce.

4. Garnish with sliced green onions and orange slices and serve over hot steamed rice if desired. Enjoy!


Nutrition Information:

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473k Calories
46g Protein
15g Total Fat
33g Carbs
15% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
473k
24%

Fat
15g
23%

  Saturated Fat
3g
20%

Carbohydrates
33g
11%

  Sugar
18g
20%

Cholesterol
256mg
85%

Sodium
1047mg
46%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
46g
94%

Selenium
55µg
80%

Vitamin B3
13mg
67%

Vitamin B6
1mg
55%

Phosphorus
476mg
48%

Vitamin B5
2mg
30%

Vitamin B2
0.49mg
29%

Vitamin B12
1µg
26%

Zinc
3mg
25%

Vitamin K
21µg
20%

Potassium
669mg
19%

Magnesium
63mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.24mg
16%

Iron
2mg
14%

Vitamin C
10mg
13%

Copper
0.19mg
9%

Manganese
0.19mg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Folate
24µg
6%

Calcium
44mg
4%

Vitamin A
202IU
4%

Fiber
0.64g
3%

Vitamin D
0.22µg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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