Orange Ginger Chicken

4 Servings
1 hr

What’s so delicious about this Orange Ginger Chicken dish?

EVERYTHING!!!

For one, the chicken is super-super tender. Secondly, you have the tanginess from the orange sauce. You put it all together = YUM!

We can’t downplay the ease of this recipe. Someone will think you took hours preparing it. I’m sure it will become a family favorite because it is in our household!

It's a great dish to serve over steamed rice or basmati. But all in all, this recipe is so easy to put together and tastes amazing! You will be making this often and you'll have many requests for seconds!

Sprinkle some sesame seeds, chives, and orange zest when serving!

Tangy, citrusy and delicious chicken dish. Perfect for lunch or dinner, served on rice. Too easy and delicious!

Tender, citrus infused chicken---so good.

Recipe details

  • 4  Servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 1 hr
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Ingredients

Chicken

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • oil for frying
  • 1/8 cup orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp Apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon corn starch
  • pinch salt

Batter

  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1/8 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 tbsp water ice cold
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • pinch salt

Instructions


In a bowl, whisk all the Batter ingredients until the batter is smooth.
Drop in the chicken, coat well, and set aside.
Heat up a wok or non-stick skillet with oil and gently drop in the battered chicken cubes, one by one, making sure it is spread out to prevent sticking and over crowding.
Deep-fry until golden brown and crispy.
Remove using a strainer and drain on paper towels.
Remove all oil except for 1 tablespoon in the wok or skillet.
Add the garlic and stir fry until aromatic or light brown in color.
Gently pour in the Orange Sauce mixture, stir, and bring it to a light simmer.
Toss in the deep-fried chicken, stir to combine well.
Dish and garnish with orange zest, top with white sesame & fresh chives.
Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Belle Jaeger
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