Spicy Orange Chicken

Spicy Orange Chicken
Spicy Orange Chicken

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    oranges

  • 1/4

    c mild flavored molasses

  • 1

    T soy sauce

  • 2

    t cornstarch

  • 3/4

    c all purpose flour

  • 1/2

    t salt

  • 1/4

    t baking powder

  • 3/4

    c water

  • 1

    lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 in pieces

  • vegetable oil for frying

  • 1

    t chili oil

  • 4

    whole dried chili peppers

  • 2

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 1/2

    t finely chopped fresh ginger

  • hot cooked rice

Directions

Remove 1/2 inch wide strips of peel from 1 orange with vegetable peeler. SLice peeel into 1 inch pieces; set aside. Remove colored portion only, white pith has a bitter taste. Juice oranges to measure 1/2 c juice. Combine juice, molasses, soy sauce and cornstarch in small bowl; set aside. Combine flour, salt and baking powder in med bowl. Whisk in water to form smooth batter. Add chicken and mix well. Heat about 3 cups oil in wok over med high heat until oil registers 375 on deep fry thermometer. Shake off excess batter from 1/3 chicken; carefully add chicken to wok. Cook about 4 min or until chicken is golden brown and no longer pink in center; stirring occasionally to break up pieces with spoon. Remove chicken with slotted spoon to tray lined with paper towls; drain. Repeat 2 more times with chicken, reheating oil between batches. Pour off all oil from wok. Reheat wok over med high heat until hot; add chili oil. Add orange peel, dried chili peppers, garlic and ginger; stir fry about 30 seconds to 1 min until fragrant. Stir cornstarch mixture; add to wok. Cook and stir until sauce boils and thickens. Return chicken to wok; mix well. Transfer to serving plate and serve over rice.

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