Tuesday, October 13, 2009

(Better than) Carryout Orange Chicken










Ingredients:
(Serves 2)
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 Tb Peanut/Canola Oil ( for the wok-additional oil needed for deep frying)
  • Flour (for coating chicken)
  • 1 Orange (1/2 cup of the juice and zest from rind)
  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Tb of corn starch
  • 2 Tb Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tb Honey
  • 1 inch Ginger Root- finely chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic- finely chopped
  • 1 Scallion- chopped
  • 1 Chili Pepper- finely chopped
Directions:
Sauce-
1) Make Sauce: Combine orange juice, chicken broth, cornstarch, soy sauceinto a measuring cup and mix well--set to de side

Chicken-
2) Dice chicken into bite size chunks
3) Coat in egg batter, then flour. Repeat again
4) Fry coated chicken & degrease

Combine-
5) In a wok with the peanut oil, add: ginger, garlic, spring onions, hot pepper, & orange zest
6) Once flavors release, add the sauce mixture and simmer until bubbling and thickened
7) Add chicken with broccoli and coat until completely covered

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