Top 5 Orange Chicken Recipes

Top 5 Orange Chicken Recipes

  10 Feb 2021

The orange chicken recipe is made with boneless chicken, and the taste of the chicken will be both sweet and spicy. It will come full of flavors, and it is the most popular dish. The orange chicken recipe is a Chinese based dish, and this dish is considered the kid’s favorite.

Top 5 Orange Chicken Recipes:

1. Asian Orange Chicken

The ingredients required for making this dish are;

  • 2 tbsp of orange juice
  • ¼ cup of lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 ½ tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp of grated orange zest
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • ½ tbsp of minced fresh ginger root
  • ½ tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp of chopped green onions
  • ¼ tbsp of red pepper flakes
  • 3 tbsp of corn starch
  • Boneless chicken cut in pieces
  1. Pour 1.5 cups of water in a saucepan and add orange juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce. Heat all the ingredients in a medium flame.
  2. And then add brown sugar, ginger, garlic, chopped onion, and red flakes. Bring it to a boil, and remove it from the flame. Allow it to cool completely
  • Now add the chicken pieces to a plastic bag, and then add half of the cooled sauce in the bag and save the remaining. Refrigerate the bag for 2 hours
  1. Then, take the chicken out and mix the chicken with flour, salt, and pepper. Then, add some oil in a separate pan and fry the chicken,
  2. Then boil the remaining mixture in the other pan, and add corn starch and water, and mix it well. Then add the chicken, and cook well ata simmer.
  3. Once it is cooked, serve and enjoy the dish.

2. Panda Express Orange Chicken

  1. The first step is to combine the sauces, for that you need to add 1 tbsp of corn starch, a tbsp. of rice wine, ¼ cup of water, 1 tbsp sesame oil, 3 tbsp soy sauce, 10 tbsp of sugar, 10 tbsp of white vinegar, and 1 zest of orange. Combine the mixture well.
  2. In a separate bowl add 1 egg, 1 ½ of salt, 1 pinch of black pepper, 2 tbsp of oil. Whisk them together
  • In a separate bowl, add ½ cup of corn starch flour, and ¼ cup of all-purpose flour
  1. In a frying pan, add some oil, and take the chicken and dip in the egg mixture. Followed by that dip in the flour mixture, and fry it in the oil until the chicken becomes crisp and golden
  2. Once the frying has been done, take the chicken out, and in the same oil add 1 ½ tbsp. of mince ginger root, 2 tbsp of minced garlic, and 2 tbsp of red chili pepper. Cook it for 10 seconds and then add some orange juice and bring it to boil
  3. Turn off the flame, add the chicken to the sauce, and mix well. Serve it hot

3. Sticky Orange Chicken

To prepare these tangy orange chicken recipes, you need to follow these steps;

  1. Take two bowls, in one bowl add eggs, and in the second bowl add ¼ cup of corn starch and ½ cup of all-purpose flour. Then add salt, and add grounded pepper. Take the chicken, dip it in the egg and then dip it in the flour mixture
  2. In a large pan, add some oil and then fry the chicken in a medium-high flame. Fry it for 4 to 5 minutes
  • In a separate saucepan, add 1 tbsp oil, 2 cloves minced garlic, ½ tbsp. of minced ginger, ½ tbsp. of crushed pepper flakes and cook it for 2 minutes
  1. Then add 2/3 cup of freshly squeezed juice, and then add 2 tbsp of soy sauce, 1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, 2 tbsp of sweet chili sauce, 2 tbsp of hoisin sauce, 1 tbsp of brown sugar, and add ½ tbsp. of lemon juice. Then boil the sauce to a simmer flame
  2. In a small bowl, add 1 tbsp of corn starch and 2 tbsp of water. Whisk it well, and add the mixture into the sauce
  3. Cook the sauce till it becomes thicken, and then remove it from the flame, enjoy it with rice

4. Easy and Quick Orange Chicken

This orange chicken recipe is both a simple and a quick recipe. If you are running out of time, then you can try this recipe.

The ingredients required are;

  • 4 chicken breast piece
  • 2 large butter
  • 150ml orange juice
  • 2 tbsp of chopped coriander
  • Herbs such as oregano, parsley, thyme, rosemary
  • Lime juice for garnishing
  • Salt and pepper

For bread;

  • 1 crusty French bread or regular white bread
  • 100 gm butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • Black Pepper
  1. In a sauce add butter and chicken, sauté it for 1 minute
  2. Pour the orange juice, and cook well in simmer for 7 minutes
  • Add the herbs and whisk it well
  1. Before serving, garnish it with lime juice

For bread, combine butter, garlic paste, and pepper. Spread the mixture over the bread, wrap it in a foil sheet, and bake it for 10 minutes. Enjoy it with the chicken

5. Crispy Orange Chicken

The crispy orange chicken recipe will be the perfect dish that you can enjoy with sandwiches, noodles, or rice.

The ingredients required for the dish are;

  • 16 ounce frozen popcorn chicken
  • 1 tbsp of canola oil
  • 2 medium thinly sliced carrot
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 ½ tbsp. of orange zest
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1/3 cup of hoisin sauce
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tbsp. of salt
  • ¼ tbsp. pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. Bake the popcorn chicken, as per the direction given in the package
  2. In a large pan, add oil, garlic, and carrots and cook well
  • Add orange zest, hoisin sauce, sugar, and seasonings
  1. Bring it to boil, and then simmer for 4 to 6 minutes so that it gets thicken, then add chicken and cook well
  2. Serve it hot

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