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Orange Chicken

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"Chinese food"

Serves 4 | Prep Time 20 Minutes | Cook Time 1 Hour

Why I Love This Recipe

Feels like your in China with this dish.

Ingredients You'll Need

4 lb
party chicken wings (or boneless)
1/4 c
ground sea salt (or table salt)
1/4 c
ground peppercorn (or black pepper)
3 c
all-purpose flour
4 c
peanut oil (or vegetable)
1 c
water, cold
1/3 c
white vinegar
2 c
100% orange juice
2 1/2 Tbsp
soy sauce, dark
1 Tbsp
orange zest
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp
ginger root (minced)
1/2 tsp
garlic (minced)
1/4 tsp
crushed dried red peppers (optional)
3 Tbsp
corn starch
1/4 c
cold water


Rinse chicken in a large colander. Set the colander in the sink to remove excess water. Pour peanut oil into the frying pan or deep fryer using medium heat setting. In a large freezer bag combine sea salt, peppercorn, and all-purpose flour. Seal bag and toss for 10 sec.

Add pieces of chicken into flour mixture toss bag until chicken is coated. Carefully place chicken into hot oil frying 10-15 minutes on both sides or until golden brown. Remove chicken place on a paper towel to remove excess oil. In a large saucepan combine 1 cup of water, orange juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce over medium heat. Stir for 5 minutes.

Stir in brown sugar, garlic, orange zest, ginger, and red pepper. Bring to a boil. In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup of cold water into corn starch. Stir until dissolved. Slowly stir cornstarch mixture into orange sauce until thickens. Pour over chicken toss until well coated. This is also great over shrimp, pork, or beef.

Pairs Well With

Fried Rice

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