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Food: Recipe & Procedures on how to prepare Orange Chicken

Today on MRH, we are going to give you a step-to-step procedures on how to Prepare the Orange Chicken and it begins by making a “pancake-like batter” to coat the chicken in. Yum! The chicken pieces fry up in six minutes, so this isn’t the most labor-intensive recipe. Serve it up with some steamed rice and stir-fried broccoli for the complete experience. Or wrap everything up in a large tortilla. Find out yourself and give it a try.


  1. For chicken preparation:
  2. 2 pounds boneless, skinless dark meat chicken
  3. 1 tablespoon salt
  4. 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  5. 1 cup cornstarch
  6. 3 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1/2 egg
  8. 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons neutral oil, divided
  9. 1 1/2 cups water, as needed
  1. For orange sauce:
  2. 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  3. 1/4 cup orange juice
  4. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  5. 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  6. 1/2 cup white vinegar
  7. 1/4 cup water
  1. For cooking:
  2. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  3. 1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced
  4. 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  5. 1/4 teaspoon chili (red pepper flakes)
  6. 1 tablespoon cooking wine or sherry
  7. 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  8. 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  9. 2 tablespoons water


  1. For chicken preparation: Cut chicken into 1″x1″ cubes; set aside and refrigerate.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix salt, ground white pepper, cornstarch, and AP flour. Add egg, 2 tablespoons oil, and water until you have achieved a pancake-batter consistency. Mix chicken with batter and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. For the orange sauce: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and hold to the side.
  4. For cooking: Heat 2 cups oil in a wok or heavy-bottom pan to 350ºF. Gently drop chicken piece by piece in the oil and let cook for 5-6 minutes until golden brown. Remove chicken using a spider or a strainer and set aside on paper towels to drain. Safely dispense fry oil when cool.
  5. Bring a separate pan to medium-high heat and add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Then quickly add ginger, garlic, chili, and cooking wine. Note: be careful not to burn the garlic. Add orange sauce mixture and bring to a boil. Mix cornstarch and water together and add to the pan and stir until sauce thickens. Add chicken and mix thoroughly with the sauce. Add sesame oil at the end.

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