The Original Chinese Orange Chicken
1 teaspoon of vegetable oil
¼ teaspoon of chili flakes
½ teaspoon of ginger
1 tablespoon of garlic
¼ cup of sugar
¼ cup of brown sugar
¼ cup of orange juice
¼ cup of vinegar
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
2 tablespoons of water + 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
Take 2 pounds of chicken thighs. Cut them in 1 inch cubes as it gives you a better texture.
1 tablespoon of salt
1 teaspoon of white pepper
1 cup of cornstarch
3 cups of flour
1 teaspoon of paprika
1 ½ cups of water
2 tablespoon of oil
Mix the chicken well in the mixture and keep it in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Fry the chicken about 25 pieces at a time for atleast 6 minutes. The shade of the chicken when you take it out should be 1 shade darker from the original shade before frying.
Prepare the sauce at a saucepan at a medium-high heat.
Add the chicken pieces in the sauce and stir well.
Add 1 teaspoon of sesame oil.
Stir the chicken well for about 5 minutes.
Garnish, Serve and enjoy!!