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tdeneek

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  • Joined: 7/26/2004
  • Location: Twin Falls, ID
orange chicken Sun, 03/13/05 7:12 PM (permalink)
I have been wanting orange chicken like you get at some chinese places. Does anyone have an easy recipe for this?
 
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    Katrina95

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    • Joined: 3/13/2005
    • Location: Medford, OR
    RE: orange chicken Sun, 03/13/05 9:03 PM (permalink)
    ORANGE GINGER CHICKEN

    Yield: 4 servings
    Source: "Express Lane Diabetic Cooking" by Robyn Webb
    Book info: http://tgcmagazine.com/bin/track/click.cgi?id=122

    INGREDIENTS

    - 1/2 cup dry sherry
    - 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
    - 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    - 2 cloves garlic, minced
    - 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
    - 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
    - 1/4 cup water
    - 2 teaspoons honey
    - 4 (4 ounce) portions frozen, boneless, skinless chicken breasts

    DIRECTIONS

    In a large bowl, whisk together all the ingredients except
    the chicken. Add the chicken breasts. Cover and marinate in
    the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

    Preheat the oven broiler. Discard the marinade and broil
    the chicken 4 inches away from the heat for about 5-7 minutes per side, until juices run clear.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (4 ounces):
    Calories: 151, Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 68 mg, Sodium: 61 mg,
    Carbohydrate: 3 g, Dietary Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 3 g, Protein: 25 g Diabetic
    Exchanges: 4 Very Lean Meat



     
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      CarolinaBill

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      • Joined: 10/18/2004
      • Location: Columbia, SC
      RE: orange chicken Mon, 03/14/05 2:44 PM (permalink)
      Katrina's recipe sounds really good, but I'm willing to bet that isn't what tdeneek is seeking. I also love good 'ol fried Orange Chicken as much as the next guy, even if it is neither healthy nor remotely Chinese. Basically fried chicken chunks and sweet and sour type sauce with a bit of red pepper kick. Would be interested in recipe for this as well.
       
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        harriet1954

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        • Joined: 3/29/2003
        • Location: Edgewater Park, NJ
        RE: orange chicken Mon, 03/14/05 5:35 PM (permalink)

        Panda Express Orange Chicken



        2 lbs boneless chicken pieces, skinned
        1 egg
        1 1/2 t salt
        white pepper
        oil (for frying)
        1/2 c plus 1 T cornstarch
        1/4 c flour
        1 T minced ginger root
        1 t minced garlic
        dash crushed hot red chiles
        1/4 c chopped green onions
        1 T rice wine
        1/4 c water
        1/2 to 1 t sesame oil

        ORANGE SAUCE FOR STIR FRY:

        2 t Minced zest and
        1/4 c Juice from
        1 lg Orange
        1/2 t Sugar
        2 T Chicken stock
        1 T Light soy sauce

        Combine all ingredients in small bowl and set aside.


        Cut chicken pieces in 2" squares and place in large bowl. Stir in egg,
        salt, pepper, and 1 T oil and mix well. Stir cornstarch and flour
        together. Add chicken pieces, stirring to coat.

        Heat oil for deep-frying in wok or deep-fryer to 375. Add chicken pieces,
        a small batch at time, and fry 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp.
        (Do not overcook or chicken will be tough.) Remove chicken from oil with
        slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Set aside.

        Clean wok and heat 15 seconds over high heat. Add 1 T oil. Add ginger
        and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant. Add and stir-fry crushed chiles
        and green onions. Add rice wine and stir 3 seconds. Add Orange Sauce
        and bring to boil. Add cooked chicken, stirring until well mixed.
        Stir water into remaining 1 T cornstarch until smooth.
        Add to chicken and heat until sauce is thick. Stir in 1 teas. sesame oil.

        Serve at once.


        Makes 6 servings.
         
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          CarolinaBill

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          • Joined: 10/18/2004
          • Location: Columbia, SC
          RE: orange chicken Tue, 03/15/05 2:50 PM (permalink)
          Now that sounds good!!!! May have to give it a try!
           
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            tdeneek

            • Total Posts: 16
            • Joined: 7/26/2004
            • Location: Twin Falls, ID
            RE: orange chicken Wed, 03/16/05 4:27 PM (permalink)
            That sounds like what I was looking for, thank you:)
             
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