Sunday, August 09, 2009

Chinese Orange Chicken



I have to thank Lila for this great recipe. It is so good!!!! My hubby and I enjoyed it very much! Last week, I was watching some videos @ Youtube.com and decided to search for some cooking videos. I stumbled upon Lila's videos and the Chinese food she made were very mouth watery.. lol.. So I decided to take down the recipe for Chinese Orange Chicken and give it a try...

Ingredients:

3 boneless chicken breast (abt 1.5 lbs)
2 large green onions (scallion)
1 cup flour
2 eggs - beaten
1 cup and 2 tbsp cornstarch
2-3 cups vegetable oil

{A} For the sauce:
  • 1-1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dark/light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli garlic sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
1. Remove the fats and cut the chicken into 1 inch pieces. Set aside.
2. Wash green onions under running water and pad dry with paper towels. Chop the green onions. Set aisde.
3. Mix {A} altogether for the sauce. Set aside.
4. Prepare the thickener. Mix 2 tbsp cornstarch with a little water.
5. Coat the chicken in flour then into the beaten egg and coat again with cornstarch.
6. Heat oil and deep fry the coated chicken for abt 5-6 minutes or until light brown.
7. Once all chicken is cooked, remove the oil and wipe out wok.
8. Add the sauce mixture. Heat on high and bring it to a boil.
9. Lower the heat. Add the cornstarch paste and stir till the mixture becomes thick.
10. Lastly add the chicken and green onions. Serve hot with plain rice.

This chicken recipe is in my favorites list.. easy and delicious. Check out Lila's "Asian Cooking made Easy" @ YouTube.com here! Thanks again Lila for this awesome recipe. :o)

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