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Suronita Das
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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Orange Chicken is an American Chinese dish of Hunan Origin. The variety of Orange Chicken most commonly found at North-American fast food restaurant consists of crisp,fried chicken bites smothered in wonderfully sweet and tangy orange sauce.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Chinese
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 2lbs boneless chicken -chopped into bite sized pieces
  2. 2tsp salt
  3. 2tsp white pepper
  4. 1/2 cups corn starch
  5. 1tbsp flour
  6. oil
  7. 1 egg
  8. t tsp chopped ginger
  9. 1tsp minced garlic
  10. 1 cup water
  11. 1/2 cup green onion
  12. 1/2 cup crushed dry red chili pepper1tsp sesame oil
  13. Orange Sauce for stir fry
  14. 2tbsp soy sauce
  15. 2tbsp water
  16. 7tbsp sugar
  17. 5tbsp white vinegar
  18. 1 orange zest
  19. 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice


  1. Place the chicken in a large bowl Stir in egg,salt ,pepper ,oil and mix well Then stir cornstarch and flour together Coat the chicken with egg and flour mixture together Heat oil for deep frying wok add the chicken and fry 5-6 minutes
  2. or until golden crisp. Do not overcook the chicken . Remove the fried chicken from the oil and drain on paper towel and keep them aside.
  3. Clean the wok take some fresh oil add ginger -garlic saute it until fragrant. Add green onion ,crushed dry red chili stir fry it for few seconds. Then add orange sauce and bring to boil .
  4. At last add the fried chicken cubes stirring until mix well. Add little corn starch + water mixture and toss the chicken with the sauce. Heat until sauce is THICKENED Add some sesame oil and orange zest Serve immediately with Noodle ,Rice

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