Orange chicken

Orange chicken is an American Chinese dish of Hunan origin. The variety of orange chicken most commonly found at North American fast food restaurants consists of chopped, battered, and fried chicken pieces coated in a sweet orange-flavored chili sauce, which thickens or caramelizes to a glaze.

Additional info

Difficulty level:
4 - 6
Preparation time:
20 minutes
Cooking time:
40 minutes


1 chicken breast
80 grams of flour
2-3 oranges
2 centimeters of ginger
2 garlic cloves
2 tablespoons of rice wine shao xing
2-3 tablespoons of soy sauce
2 tablespoons of honey
1 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of pepper powder
1 tablespoon of sesame seeds
1/2-1 tablespoon of corn starch (or maize starch) or potato starch
cooking oil, for deep-frying

Prepare the ingredients.



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