Thursday, March 19, 2009

Orange Chicken

This is the BEST Orange chicken I have tried! Thanks to Sherie Whimple for the recipe!


2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp salt
White Pepper
1 TBSP Oil
3/4 cup corn startch
1 tsp. gingerroot, minced
1 tsp. garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/4 cup green onion, chopped
1 TBSP apple juice

Orange Sauce:

3 TBSP Soy Sauce
3 TBSP Water
10 TBSP sugar
10 TBSP White Vinegar
1/4 cup water + 2TBSP Cornstarch
Zest of 1 orange
(Mix together and set aside)

1. Place chicken pieces in a ziploc bag, stir in egg, salt, pepper, and oil. Mix Well.
2. Add 3/4 cup cornstarch and shake until well coated.
3. Heat oil in fry pan and cook chicken in small batches, until golden. Remove chicken and drain on paper towels. Set aside.
4. Clean out pan and add 1 TBSP oil. Add Gingerroot and garlic and stirfry until fragrant, about 10 seconds.
5. Add and stir fry crushed chile pepper and green onions. Add apple juice and stir 3 seconds.
6. Add orange sauce and cook until thickened.
7. Add chicken and stir until coated.
8. Serve Over Rice.