Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) | How to make Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice)

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ByMoumita Malla
Created on 19th Jan 2016
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  • By Moumita Malla
    Created on 19th Jan 2016

About Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice)

Orange Chicken is an American Chinese dish of Hunan origin in China. Orange Chicken is a fried chicken pieces coated in sweet orange flavoured sauce,which thickens or caramelized to a glaze.

Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) by Moumita Malla is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) is a dish which comes from Chinese cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 2 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) takes 15 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) will be the best option for you. The flavor of Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People
Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice)

Ingredients to make Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice)

  • INGREDIENTS FOR CHICKEN
  • Vegetable oil-1/2 cup for frying
  • 2 whole egg whites
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 2 whole boneless skinless chicken thighs,cut into bite sized pieces
  • INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING ORANGE SAUCE
  • 1/2 cup orange juice(store bought or homemade)
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar(or honey)
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil or vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed red chilli flakes-1teaspoon
  • Garlic- 4cloves(chopped)
  • Ginger-1 teaspoon(minced)
  • Cornflour-1 tablespoon
  • Sesame seeds-1 teaspoon(roasted)
  • Zest of orange-1teaspoon(just peel the skin of the orange)
  • Water-1/2 cup
  • Spring onions -2tablespoons(forgarnishing)

How to make Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice)

  1. HOW TO MARINATE THE CHICKEN
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the cornflour and egg whites with a fork until almost forthy,about 1 minute.
  3. Add Chicken pieces to the mixture, mix and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile you make the sauce.
  5. HOW TO MAKE THE ORANGE SAUCE
  6. Add oil in a pan
  7. Add chopped garlic, fry them until light brown. Add minced ginger.
  8. Add orange juice,soya sauce, sugar, vinegar, salt, crushed red chilli flakes and 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, mix together. Heat until bubbling and starting to thicken, about 3-4 minutes.
  9. Whisk together the cornflour and 1/4 cup water in a small bowl and add to the sauce. Mix in and thicken for 1 minute. (If sauce gets overly thick, just add little bit water and whisk in)
  10. HOW TO FRY CHICKEN
  11. Heat about 2 inches of vegetable oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  12. In batches, carefully drop a few pieces of chicken into the oil (drop them one by one to keep them away from sticking together )and move it around on medium flame for 2-3 minutes or until light golden.
  13. Let the pieces drain on a plate lined with paper towels for 2-3 minutes.
  14. HOW TO TOSS THE CHICKEN INTO THE ORANGE SAUCE.
  15. Add the chicken pieces into the sauce.
  16. Toss the chicken in the sauce .
  17. Sprinkle roasted sesame seeds and remaining orange zest.
  18. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve with Chinese Fried Rice.
My Tip: I use fresh orange juice,it gives nice aroma.

Reviews for Orange Chicken (Chicken cooked in Orange Juice) (3)

Bindiya Sharma2 years ago
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Jaya Bakhru2 years ago
thanku verymuch for this yummy dish kids loved it
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Shipra Saxena2 years ago
have heard alot about this dish and finally the recipe! thanku very much it looks fabulous :D
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