Healthy Chinese Orange Chicken Ingredients
3 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon minced ginger root
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon cayenne or red pepper flakes
1 cup sliced green onions or scallions
1 tablespoon sake (rice wine)
1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
3 tablespoons soy sauce
Juice of 1 fresh orange (or about 3 tablespoons orange juice)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
Orange zest from 1 orange
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon water Instructions
Mix together ingredients for Orange Sauce. Set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon of cooking oil in
a wok over high heat. Add minced ginger and garlic, stirring about 30
seconds. Add chicken to wok and cook.
Add the dried red chiles
and chopped green onion. Sauté again, then pour in the rice wine. Add
orange sauce to wok and stir well.
Make a slurry with cornstarch
and water and mix until smooth. Add to wok and stir until the orange
Before serving, stir in sesame oil and grated orange zest.
Serve over steamed rice.
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