Friday, January 11, 2013

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken  (Not extremely spicy)
3 lbs boneless, skinned chicken breast
1 egg
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Oil for frying
1/2 cup corn starch
1/4 cup flour
2 Tablespoons of minced fresh garlic
1 dash of chili powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
1/3 cup orange juice
1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
3 Tablespoons chicken stock
1 1/2 Tablespoon soy sauce

1.  To make orange sauce, combine orange juice, granulated sugar, chicken stock and soy sauce in a small bowl  - set aside.
2.  Cut chicken in small 1 to 2 inch squares (according to your preference) place cut up chicken in a large bowl.  Stir in egg, salt, pepper, & 1 Tablespoon of oil, mix well.
3.  Stir 1/2 cup cornstarch and 1/4 cup flour together.  Add to chicken pieces, stirring well to coat.
4.  Barely cover fry pan with oil.  When hot, place chicken in pan and fry until golden - do not over cook.  Keep it moist!  Remove from pan and set aside.
5.  In a small bowl add 1 Tablespoon oil, ginger, garlic, onion, & chili powder - add orange sauce and heat it just a few seconds until hot - Then add to chicken and stir until mixed well.
6.  Place in covered  bake-ware and heat through about 1/2 hour in a hot oven. 375 degrees.
  **   Hope you enjoy!!  My Husband absolutely loved this meal.  I served it with rice and mixed vegetables.  So it will work as separate entres' or you can put the rice on the bottom and add the chicken and vegetables on top.  However you eat it I hope you get lots of nice compliments!!


  1. I love orange chicken, but I typically get mine at Panda Express. I'll have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing the recipe!!


  2. Thanks so much! Hope you enjoy it! Have a great week-end!

  3. That sounds simply delicious. Am planning on doing a chicken dish tomorrow: this just might do me well! Thanks.


    1. Wonderful! I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for stopping by!
      Joye & Myrna

  4. Yea! A gluten-free orange chicken recipe! I can't wait to try it. I’m so glad you linked this up at One Creative Weekend! I love it! Hope your weekend is fantastic. I am pinning this for sure.

  5. Thanks Heidi. Hope it works out great for you too.
    Thanks for hosting, hope your party was a great success.
    Myrna and Joye.

  6. I am going to try this one, sounds delicious!

    1. Thanks, hope you like it as well as we do.

      Thanks for BUZZing by our blog!

      Myrna and Joye.

  7. Sounds wonderful! Can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing at One Creative Weekend!

    1. Hope you enjoy it. We really liked it! We are having our 1st link party tomorrow. (Thursday 1/24/13) We would love to have you join us and link up! Thanks for taking time to comment. We appreciate it!!
      Joye & Myrna

  8. I have never made this from scratch...I should try it is my sons favorite! Thanks!


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