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Orange Chicken

 Published 2011-Feb-15   Updated 2019-Feb-19

- Submitted by Dahlia

Recipe For Orange Chicken


  • Chicken Breast - 1 lb (2 big breasts)
  • Egg - 1
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Ground Black Pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Corn Starch - 2 + 1 tbsp
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Green Onions - 3 stalks (finely chopped)
  • Dried Red Chilly - 4 (de-seeded and chopped)

Sauce Mix

  • Orange Juice (preferably fresh squeezed) - 1.5 cup
  • Ginger (grated) - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic (Grated) - 1 clove
  • Brown Sugar - 4 tbsp
  • Soy Sauce - 2 tbsp
  • Chili Garlic Sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Sesame Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste


  1. Clean the chicken and cut it into small pieces.
  2. Mix the chicken with salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  3. Add the egg and 2 tbsp of corn starch to the chicken pieces and mix well.
  4. Shallow fry or deep fry the chicken pieces till they turn light brown. Drain the excess oil and keep it aside.
  5. Mix all the ingredients under 'Sauce Mix'.
  6. Add the 'sauce mix' to a pan/ wok and bring it to a boil.
  7. Mix 1 tbsp of corn starch with the water. Add this gradually to the sauce till the sauce thickens up.
  8. Add the fried chicken pieces, dried red chilly and green onions to the sauce.
  9. Simmer for few minutes and switch off. Garnish with dry orange peel or green onions.

Serving Suggestion

  • serve the hot orange chicken over steamed rice.

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This recipe sounds delicious!!
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thank u..

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