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Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea

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A  Recipe for this Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea for your next evening meal

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Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea

Crispy orange chicken with sesame seed and yellow rice

Orange Chicken is made with boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces, coated, and then fried until golden and crispy. This orange sauce is heavenly and a must try!

  • Author: EsmeSalon.com
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x
  • Category: Dinner Recipes

Ingredients

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Chicken

Sauce for the Chicken

For the rice

  • 1 cup of rice
  • Mushrooms
  • Carrots
  • Colored Peppers
  • Sweetcorn
  • 1/2 onion
  • Salt, Pepper, Thyme and Rosemary

Instructions

Chicken

  1. Mix the above together, season with a little salt and pepper and marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. After 20 minutes, add 2 tbsp cornflour (Maizena).
  3. Coat chicken evenly.
  4. Mix 1 cup flour with 1 beaten egg and 1/3 (one third) cup of water.
  5. Add this batter to the chicken and coat well.
  6. Deep fry in small batches until golden brown and crispy.

For the sauce

  1. In a pot, bring it to a boil.
  2. Mix 2 tsp cornflour with a little water to make a slurry and add to the sauce to thicken slightly.
  3. Remove and allow to cool.
  4. For the rice
  5. Cook 1 cup of rice
  6. Chop up some mushrooms, carrots, and colored peppers.
  7. You also need sweetcorn and ½ chopped onion.
  8. Fry onion in butter, add all the vegetables.
  9. Add salt, pepper, thyme, and rosemary to taste.
  10. Cook for 5 minutes and add to rice.
  11. Serve with Crispy Orange Chicken.
  12. Coat fried chicken pieces in the sauce and keep some for serving with noodles or rice.
  13. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and chopped spring onion.
  14. Enjoy

Notes

**For the chicken stock: You can also use the powdered chicken stock and dilute as needed.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Jennifer Govender Bisnath

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 748
  • Sugar: 26
  • Sodium: 2434
  • Fat: 17
  • Saturated Fat: 5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 82
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 66
  • Cholesterol: 200

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As per Jennifer from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes From Home Chefs

Hi everyone,

I tried this Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea today, and I must say, I 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, 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.

And don’t worry if you don’t have orange juice for the sauce, as Chris has given us some great substitute suggestions for Low Carb Orange Juice.

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8 thoughts on “Insane Crispy Orange Chicken Idea”

    • Thank you, Laurie. Yes as you can see from the review, other friends already made it and raved about it. Once you made it, please will you rate the recipe and add your review for me. Thanks in advancee

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  1. I made this yesterday for our evening meal. My batter was egg free though because my Little Miss Nine has an egg allergy.
    She’s starting to become more adventurous with her food so I was delighted that she enjoyed this with us.
    We also cooked the rice in the left over chicken stock and added finely chopped red pepper. That’s as adventurous as we got with that part!
    So all in all, a very successful Insane Orange Chicken dinner!

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    • Dear Gloria, WOW thank you so much for your feedback and update. I am so glad to hear how you have changed and adapted you recipe. So happy that you all enjoyed it.
      If possible may I respectfully ask if you will rate and add a review on the post for us. Thanks in advance

      Reply

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