A Recipe for this Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea
- 600g chicken fillet cut into bite size pieces
- 1 tsp crushed garlic
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce
- Salt and Pepper
- 1 cup flour
- 1 egg
Sauce for the Chicken
- 5 tbsp. soy sauce
- 6 tbsp sugar
- ½ cup of chicken stock **
- ½ cup water
- ½ tsp ginger powder
- Sprinkle of red chilli flakes
- 2 tbsp. corn starch
- ½ cup of orange juice
- 2 tsp corn starch
For the rice
- 1 cup of rice
- Colored Peppers
- ½ onion
- Salt, Pepper, Thyme and Rosemary
Mix above together and season with a little salt and pepper and marinate for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, add 2 tbsp cornflour (Maizena).
Coat chicken evenly.
Mix 1 cup flour with 1 beaten egg and 1/3 (one third) cup of water.
Add this batter to the chicken and coat well.
Deep fry in small batches until golden brown and crispy.
For the sauce
In a pot, bring it to a boil.
Mix 2 tsp cornflour with a little water to make a slurry and add to the sauce to thicken slightly.
Remove and allow to cool.
For the rice
Cook 1 cup of rice
Chop up some mushrooms, carrots, colored peppers.
You also need sweetcorn and ½ chopped onion.
Fry onion in butter, add all the vegetables.
Add salt, pepper, thyme, and rosemary to taste.
Cook for 5 minutes and add to rice.
Serve with Crispy Orange Chicken.
Coat fried chicken pieces in the sauce and keep some for serving with noodles or rice.
Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chopped spring onion.
**For the chicken stock: You can also use the powdered chicken stock and dilute as needed.
Prepared, tried, and tested by Jennifer Govender Bisnath
Amount Per Serving Calories 748Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 200mgSodium 2434mgCarbohydrates 82gFiber 4gSugar 26gProtein 66g
Please note, I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition information on this blog, EsmeSalon, has been calculated by using an online calculator and is intended for information and guidance purposes only. If the nutrition information is important to you, please be advised that you should consider calculating it yourself, using your preferred tool.
I tried this Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea today, and I must say, I absolutely love it, it’s too delicious.
Instead of using orange juice (as per the recipe), I substituted and used 4 tablespoons of lemon juice and I added some chili flakes and as well as a tsp Masada, so go ahead and try this out and let us know what you think of this Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea.
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