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Orange Chicken

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  Chicken breast boneless skinless 3 Pound, cut into pieces
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced ginger root 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Cayenne/Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Use Less If You Don't Like It Spicy)
  Green onions 4 , sliced
  Rice wine 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 3 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 10 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 10 Tablespoon
  Orange 2 (Orange Zest From Orange)

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.
Next add the dried red chilies and chopped green onion.
Saute again, then pour in the rice wine.
Add orange sauce to wok and stir well.
Make a slurry with 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water until smooth.
Add to wok and stir until sauce thickens.
Before serving, stir in sesame oil and grated orange zest.
Serve over steamed brown rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2456 Calories from Fat 318

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g54.9%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g35.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 789.3 mg263.1%

Sodium 3426 mg142.8%

Total Carbohydrates 202 g67.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.6%

Sugars 185 g

Protein 321 g642.5%

Vitamin A 81% Vitamin C 345.9%

Calcium 34.4% Iron 68.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Chicken Recipe