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Homemade Orange Chicken
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Rating: 3.9/5 (28 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Stove
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: Chinese
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 294
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 16g
24%
Saturated Fat 4g
6%
Unsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 121mg
40%
Sodium 515mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
3%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A  19%Vitamin C  96%
Calcium  4%Iron  10%
Potassium  26%Vitamin E  6%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Homemade Orange Chicken

Recipe Tags: Poultry Recipes

Date Added: November 22, 2013

Ingredients:

1 1/4 lb Chicken Breasts skinned and boned 1 1/2-inch pieces
6 tablespoons Dry Sherry divided
1/4 teaspoon Salt
4 teaspoons Peanut Oil
1/2 cup Red Bell Pepper julienne cut
1/4 cup Scallion diagonally sliced
1/2 Orange small cut into 2 x 1/8-inch strips and blanched
1 Garlic clove minced
1 tablespoon Light Soy Sauce
1 teaspoon Cornstarch
1 teaspoon Sugar
1 teaspoon Wine Rice Vinegar
4 Scallions trimmed inches long for garnish
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Directions:

1. In glass or stainless-steel bowl combine chicken, 3 tablespoons of the sherry, and the salt and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.

2. In 9-inch skillet or a wok, heat oil over medium-high heat; add bell pepper, scallions, orange zest and garlic and cook, stirring quickly and frequently, until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.

3. Drain chicken, reserving marinade. Add chicken to skillet (or wok), increase heat, and stir-fry until chicken is browned, about 5 minutes.

4. Te reserved marinade add remaining 3 tablespoons sherry, and the soy sauce, water, cornstarch, sugar, and vinegar and stir to dissolve cornstarch.

5. Pour over chicken mixture and cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin A with 19% of your daily recommended intake per serving. This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 96% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Peanuts, Soy, Bell Pepper, MSG, Poultry, Rice, Corn, Sulfites, Spring Onion, Garlic, Natural Sweeteners, Alcohol, Oranges, Vinegar allergies.
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