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STICKY AND CRISPY ORANGE CHICKEN

Orange Chicken – Sticky and crispy fowl covered within the maximum addictive orange chicken sauce. This Homemade Orange Chicken is so much better than takeout and it’s really easy to make!

STICKY AND CRISPY ORANGE CHICKEN

STICKY AND CRISPY ORANGE CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS
Crispy Chicken:

 

  • 2 large chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoons oil
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 3-4 cups oil for frying depending on the size of your pan

 

Orange Sauce:

 

  • ¼ cup of orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cups rice vinegar or white vinegar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon oil

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  1. Cut your chicken thighs or chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a medium-large bowl, mix together cornstarch, flour, and salt & pepper. Add the egg, oil, and water. Whisk until smooth. Add the chicken cubes to the mixture and marinate for 30-60 minutes in the fridge.
  3. Heat the oil to 350˚F in a medium-large saucepan.  Add the marinated chicken cubes in batches and deep fry them for about 5 minutes until they turn golden brown. Remove and drain oil. Place them on a paper towel-lined plate. Cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.

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