The Best Chinese Orange Chicken

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The Best Chinese Orange Chicken Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine (see note above)
  • 2 tablespoons vodka (80-proof)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch chunks, see note above)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine (see note above)
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese rice vinegar (or distilled white vinegar)
  • 3 tablespoons store bought low sodium chicken stock (or homemade)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oil (roasted sesame seed)
  • 1 orange
  • 1/4 cup juice
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 4 strips dried orange peel (see note above)
  • 2 teaspoons peanut (vegetable, or canola oil)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic (about 2 medium cloves)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger (minced, about one 1-inch piece)
  • 2 teaspoons scallion (thinly sliced, bottoms, about 1 scallion)
  • 2 quarts peanut (canola, or vegetable oil for deep frying)
  • broccoli
  • steamed white rice
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NutritionView more

1760Calories
Sodium43%DV1030mg
Fat200%DV130g
Protein157%DV80g
Carbs28%DV85g
Fiber96%DV24g

PER SERVING *

Calories1760Calories from Fat1170
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat130g200%
Saturated Fat20g100%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol75mg25%
Sodium1030mg43%
Potassium2030mg58%
Protein80g157%
Calories from Fat1170
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate85g28%
Dietary Fiber24g96%
Sugars21g42%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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