Orange Chicken for dinner ~

July 22,2017
Searching up recipes online has been part of my habit everyday, I search recipes from appetizers to desserts.
But one thing I found challenging is making Filipino Style Orange Chicken.



I know it’s a hassle to make these but it’s all worth it at the end πŸ™‚
I used Panlasang Pinoy ‘s recipe.

How to Cook Orange Chicken Filipino Style

 

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Prep time

10 mins

Cook time

10 mins

Total time

20 mins

 

Author: Manny

Recipe type: Chicken Recipes

Cuisine: Chinese

Serves: 6 servings

Ingredients

For the fried breaded chicken:

  • 1 kilo chicken fillets, slice into cubes
  • 1Β½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pc egg, beaten
  • ΒΌ tsp. fine salt
  • ΒΌ tsp. pepper
  • cooking oil for frying

For the orange chicken sauce:

  • 1Β½ cups water
  • ΒΌ cup fresh orange juice
  • β…› cup corn starch diluted in β…› cup water
  • β…› cup vinegar
  • β…› cup soy sauce
  • Β½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Β½ cup spring onions, chopped
  • orange colored food coloring (optional)

Instructions

How to cook Orange Chicken Filipino Style:

  1. Combine flour, salt and pepper. Mix to combine well. Put some flour in a plastic bag or a plastic container.
  2. Dip and coat the cubed chicken breast with beaten eggs and put in the plastic bag containing the flour.
  3. Put a few pieces first just enough to shake and coat the chicken with the flour.
  4. Do this by batches until all the chicken are coated and place in a plate or tray.
  5. Heat cooking oil in a deep frying pan just enough to deep fry the chicken.
  6. Put the coated chicken fillet in the frying pan and fry until golden brown. Drain in paper towels and set aside.
  7. To make the orange chicken sauce: in a small pan, pour water, soy sauce, vinegar, food coloring and orange juice.
  8. Bring the mixture into a boil then add minced garlic and simmer for 4 minutes.
  9. Then add the brown sugar and simmer until all the sugar is dissolved.
  10. Add the spring onion and cornstarch slurry. Mix well and simmer until the sauce is thick.
  11. Combine the chicken with the orange sauce and mix well until all the chicken is evenly coated.
  12. Simmer until the chicken have absorbed the sauce and becomes very thick.
  13. Serve hot with steamed rice or as rice toppings.

But instead of orange juice, I used ketchup and sugar πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ 
Have a great weekend!!

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