Monday, August 19, 2013

Orange Chicken


(Adapted from flume027)

Ingredients:


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken, chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • white pepper
  • canola oil (for frying)
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch, plus
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tablespoon gingerroot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed hot red chili pepper
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

Orange Sauce for Stir Fry

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons water
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 orange, zest of



Directions:


  1. Place chicken pieces in large bowl.
  2. Stir in egg, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well.
  3. Stir cornstarch and flour together.
  4. Dredge chicken pieces with cornstarch mixture, dip in egg mixture, and then coat with cornstarch mixture a second time. Set aside.
  5. Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375 degrees.
  6. Add chicken, small batches at a time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden crisp.
  7. Remove chicken from oil with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels; set aside.
  8. Clean wok (or a regular skillet!) and heat 15 seconds over high heat.
  9. Add 1 tablespoon oil.
  10. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant; about 10 seconds.
  11. Add and stir-fry crushed chiles and green onions.
  12. Add rice wine and stir 3 seconds.
  13. Add Orange Sauce and bring to boil.
  14. Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed.
  15. Stir 1/4 cup water into remaining 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth and add to chicken.
  16. Heat until sauce is thickened.
  17. Stir in sesame oil if desired.
  18. Serve over jasmine rice.


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