Orange Chicken
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Published Apr 14, 2008 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Non Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Chicken Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Famous Szechuan dish featuring lightly fried chicken coated in a fragrant orange sauce.

Recipe of Orange Chicken

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Scallions Chopped, Sesame Seeds, Sliced Orange (for Garnish)
Sesame Oil 1 Teaspoons
Oil For Deep Frying
Chinese Black Vinegar (or Balsamic) 1 To Taste
Sugar 2 Teaspoons
Orange Peel, Soaked And Cut Into Shreds 1 Piece
Crushed Sichuan Peppercorns (optional) 1 Teaspoons
Cornstarch Or Corn Flour 1/2 Teaspoons
Dried Red Chilies 8
Soy Sauce 2 Teaspoons
Chinese Rice Wine 1 Teaspoons
Scallion, Finely Chopped 1
Minced Ginger 1 Teaspoons
Chicken, Without Bones (dark Meat Is Best) 12 . oz


1. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and marinate for 30 minutes. Then deep fry in hot oil for 4 minutes. Drain well. 2. Heat a wok with 1 1/2 tbsp. oil. Stir fry the chilies, crushed peppercorns and shredded orange peel for about 1 minute over a moderate heat, until the chilis start to swell. 3. Add the chicken pieces and continue stir frying for another minute. 4. Lift from the heat and pour in the seasoning sauce. 5. Mix well and sprinkle with sesame oil before serving. 6. Spoon on to serving dish. Can garnish with chopped scallion, sesame seeds and thin slices of orange on plate.

Recipe Tips

Recipe can be doubled for 4 servings.
Posted Apr 14, 2008

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