Chinese Orange Chicken. Stir in the orange zest, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, chopped onion, and red pepper flakes. This Chinese Orange Chicken is made with boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces, dredged, and then fried until golden and crispy. It is a sweet orange sauce made with orange juice, vinegar, garlic, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, red chili flakes, and orange zest.
This easy orange chicken recipe is a super popular classic Chinese take-out dish that's super popular here in the U. It's battered and fried pieces of chicken coated with an irresistible sweet and tangy orange sauce. Everyone in the family will love this recipe! You can cook Chinese Orange Chicken using 11 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Chinese Orange Chicken
- Prepare of Egg Whites.
- It’s of White Pepper.
- It’s of Corn Starch.
- It’s of Vegetable oil.
- Prepare of Orange juice.
- Prepare of Soy Sauce.
- Prepare of Rice wine or Cooking Wine.
- You need of Brown sugar.
- You need of Grounded ginger.
- It’s of Bell Pepper.
- Prepare of Orange Zest.
Orange chicken is a popular American Chinese dish in North America. It's Panda Express's, American Chinese fast food chains, signature dish. However, you can hardly find this Chinese orange chicken dish at local restaurants in China because this is an American style Chinese food. And, I didn't even know about this dish until I live in the USA.
Chinese Orange Chicken instructions
- Add corn starch, white pepper in egg white. Mix thoroughly..
- Coat the chicken slices in the egg white mixture then deep fry. Set aside after frying..
- In a separate pan, heat 3 cups of orange juice..
- Add the rice wine or cooking wine to juice..
- Add an amount if grounded ginger, orange zest and brown sugar. Add more sugar if needed. Bring to a boil..
- Pour in the cooked chicken slices to the orange sauce. Let it simmer..
Lean pieces of chicken breast stir-fry and simmer in a delicious citrus sauce, no deep-fry required. People love to talk about Panda Express orange chicken as their favorite Chinese chicken dish, but the calories from the deep-fried coating and sugary sauce add up quickly. Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze with complex orange flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen. Why this recipe works: A balanced sauce has plenty of vinegary kick to balance out the cloying sweetness that most restaurant versions have.