Crispy Chicken with Orange Sauce

Crispy Chicken with Orange Sauce
Crispy Chicken with Orange Sauce

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2

    cups water

  • 2

    tablespoons orange juice

  • 1/4

    cup lemon juice

  • 1/3

    cup rice vinegar

  • 2 1/2

    tablespoon ssoy sauce

  • 1

    tablespoon grated orange zest

  • 1

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2

    teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 1/2

    teaspoon minced garlic

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped green onion

  • 1/4

    teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1

    tablespoon cornstarch

  • a little water

  • Chicken:

  • 2

    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour (can also use cornstarch instead)

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon pepper

  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

Directions

1.Pour 1 1/2 cups water, orange juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce into a saucepan and set over medium-high heat. Stir in the orange zest, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, chopped onion, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and cool 10 to 15 minutes. 2.Place the chicken pieces into a resealable plastic bag. When contents of saucepan have cooled, pour 1 cup of sauce into bag. Reserve the remaining sauce. Seal the bag, and refrigerate at least 2 hours. 3.In another resealable plastic bag, mix the flour, salt, and pepper. Add the marinated chicken pieces, seal the bag, and shake to coat. 4.Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken into the skillet, and brown on both sides. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels, and place in 200 degree oven to keep warm. 5.Wipe out the skillet, and add the sauce. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Mix together the cornstarch and water; stir into the sauce. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to thicken. Pour over crispy chicken. ***Can also substitute grouper for chicken.

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