Sweet and sour orange chicken
The sweet and sour orange chicken is one of the most popular dishes that we can find in Chinese restaurants, its combination of sweet, sour and spicy flavors, make this dish unique and irresistible, who needs to go to a Chinese restaurant if we can make this wonder at home?
The Chinese sweet and sour orange chicken, is a very colorful and colorful dish, basically consists of breading the chicken in flour and cornstarch and then fried to provide a crunchy texture, additionally it is added a sweet and sour sauce based on orange very easy to prepare which is the protagonist of this recipe, the ingredients of this sweet and sour sauce are rice vinegar, orange, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic, among others, you can find them in some supermarkets or Asian stores! You can also add vegetables such as peppers, onion, etc.
We invite you to follow our step by step videos, where we will show you how to make sweet and sour orange chicken!!! And if you have any doubts or questions, leave us a comment.
Ingredients To Prepare Sweet and sour orange chicken
500 g. chicken breast or chicken breast cut into cubes
230 ml. orange juice
50 ml. rice vinegar
120 g. sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon of powdered ginger
1/4 teaspoon chili powder (or to taste)
1 beaten egg
100 g. all-purpose flour
100 g. of cornstarch for breading
2 tablespoons cornstarch for thickener
30 ml. water
Finely chopped chives for garnish
Salt to taste
How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
We begin the preparation of our sweet and sour orange chicken, for this, in a bowl or container, add the flour, cornstarch and salt and mix, take the chicken pieces and we are going to pass them through egg and then through the mixture.
Step 1: How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
In a frying pan over medium high heat, add the oil until hot and fry the chicken until golden brown.
Step 2: How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
Now let's prepare our sweet and sour sauce, for this, in a pot add the orange juice, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, garlic powder, chili pepper, rice vinegar and let it cook for 4 minutes, then add the two tablespoons of cornstarch diluted in a little water and let it cook until it gets a thick texture.
Step 3: How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
We add our sweet and sour sauce and the chicken in a pan, mix and let it cook for a couple of minutes so that the sauce adheres to the chicken.
Step 4: How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
Remove from the heat and serve adding a little sesame seeds and chives on top and we have ready delicious sweet and sour orange chicken! Enjoy it!
Step 5: How To Make Sweet and sour orange chicken
Tips To Prepare Sweet and sour orange chicken
If you see that the sauce of this sweet and sour orange chicken does not take a thick texture, add a little more cornstarch diluted in water.
For this Chinese sweet and sour chicken recipe, you can use either chicken breast or chicken breast.
The amount of chili is to taste, if you are a fan of spicy, add a little more.
You can substitute the orange juice with pineapple juice.
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