Orange chicken is a popular Asian preparation for chicken which is low in calories and fat content. There are many recipes you can find online for orange chicken which is actually easy to prepare. Find out the how to make this healthy and delicious Oriental food in less than 30 minutes.
Panda express orange chicken recipe
CDkitchen.com shares this recipe for Panda express orange chicken recipe:
Cut two pounds boneless chicken pieces (skinned) into 2-inch squares and place in large bowl.
Stir in one egg, 1 ½ teaspoon salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil and mix well.
Mix together ½ cup + 1 tablespoon cornstarch and ¼ cup flour and use this to coat the chicken pieces.
Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375 degrees F.
Add a small batch of chicken pieces and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp.
Remove chicken from oil and drain on paper towels. Set aside.
Clean wok and heat for 15 seconds over high heat.
Add 1 tablespoon of oil.
Add 1 tablespoon minced ginger root and 1 teaspoon minced garlic and stir-fry until fragrant.
Add a dash of stir-fry crushed chilies and ¼ cup green onions.
Add 1 tablespoon rice wine and stir for 3 seconds.
Add orange sauce and bring to boil.
Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed.
Stir ¼ cup water into 1 tablespoon cornstarch until smooth.
Add to chicken and heat until sauce is thickened.
Stir in 1 tablespoon oil and sesame oil. Serve at once.
To prepare orange sauce
Mix 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoon water, 5 tablespoons sugar, 5 tablespoons white vinegar and zest of one orange. This recipe serves six and contains 307 calories, 4g fat, 27g carbohydrates, 37g protein per serving.
Other orange chicken recipes
Websites For variations in orange chicken recipes, look for other recipes from various websites like Allrecipes.com which features Asian Orange Chicken using herbs and paprika for seasoning. Doityourself.com offers Easy Orange Chicken Recipe that bakes the chicken instead of stir frying. You can also try an Indian recipe which uses skim milk and tarragon leaves as an interesting variation from Indobase.com.