Orange Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Orange Chicken

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50Minutes
670Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1-1/2” cubes)
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • oil (for frying)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest (grated)
  • 1 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger root (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons green onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
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    NutritionView More

    670Calories
    Sodium42% DV1010mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein108% DV55g
    Carbs27% DV81g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories670Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol200mg67%
    Sodium1010mg42%
    Potassium1030mg29%
    Protein55g108%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate81g27%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars36g72%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium8%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(14)

    Yummly User a month ago
    Delicious and perfect as is! My family loves this dish.
    Yummly User a month ago
    This has to be my favorite recipe! Love everything about it!
    Yummly User a month ago
    Tastes exactly like takeout! I’ve made this a second time and discovered that an egg isn’t necessary if you’re chicken already has some moisture on it. (P.S. One tweak I made was making a half-batch of extra sauce to go with the chicken, but that’s just my preference)
    Yummly User 2 months ago
    The chicken didn’t come out crunchy enough. Also the orange sauce was far to tart and missing the fat element. I too added sesame oil but still a no from us
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Served this for my husband’s birthday; this is what I heard: “Wow! This is awesome!; You made this?! OMG, taste like our favorite place in Missouri!; This is so good “ So yeah, it’s really good:) I did add a little garlic powder and paprika to the flour mixture.
    Yummly User 8 months ago
    very yummy, will make again
    Yummly User 9 months ago
    Awesome recipe, but I seasoned the chicken before I fried it!!!
    Yummly User a year ago
    It was outstanding! It was really good and seems as if the taste will improve with each time it is made.
    Yummly User a year ago
    It was pretty good, altough i would recommend seasoning the chicken before cooking it, and the instructions lack cooking times. Otherwise, a very good and simple way to cook aome delicious orange chicken.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Great tasting, next time I would reduce the amount of vinegar. I like my orange chicken to lean towards the sweeter rather than sour side.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Yum! Skipped the green onions and zest because I didn’t have these in my cupboard and still turned out great :) used cauliflower rice and the sauce was amazing with it. Will make again!
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    the sauce was good. i added some sesame oil and some cayenne pepper. we like spice. the chicken wasnt crunchy enough.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Dang! Better than most restaurant orange chicken I've had. Super flavorful sauce and fun to make
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    yum. wife said to make again.

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