Crispy and Sticky Asian Orange Chicken



Crispy and Sticky Asian Orange Chicken

Picture yourself in the heart of Asia, savoring the delightful flavors of our Crispy and Sticky Asian Orange Chicken. This recipe brings together the perfect balance of crispy, tender chicken pieces coated in a sweet and tangy orange sauce that will transport your taste buds to a culinary adventure.

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine cornstarch, flour, salt, and pepper.
  2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs.
  3. Dip chicken pieces into the egg mixture and then into the flour mixture, coating them evenly.
  4. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat and fry the coated chicken until golden brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  5. In a separate saucepan, combine orange juice, honey, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and orange zest. Simmer until the sauce thickens.
  6. Toss the crispy chicken pieces in the orange sauce until fully coated.
  7. Garnish with chopped green onions and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Indulge in the wonderful fusion of textures and flavors with our Crispy and Sticky Asian Orange Chicken. The crunchy exterior of the chicken gives way to tender, succulent meat, all coated in a rich, sweet, and zesty orange glaze. It’s a delightful dish that’s sure to become a family favorite.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 480
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbohydrates: 68g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g

Experience the joy of Asian cuisine in the comfort of your own kitchen with this Crispy and Sticky Asian Orange Chicken recipe. The crispy chicken pieces, paired with the sweet and tangy orange glaze, create a culinary masterpiece that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re cooking for family, friends, or just yourself, this dish is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. So, roll up your sleeves and embark on a flavor-packed journey to Asia with this delectable recipe.

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