Delicious chicken recipe with citrus flavor, just like in popular restaurants.
Prep.: 40 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 servings
- 1 ½ cups water
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- ⅓ cup rice vinegar
- 2 ½ tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
- 1 cup of sugar
- ½ teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
- ½ teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
- ¼ teaspoon red pepper
- 3 tablespoons starch
- 2 tablespoons of water
- 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, chopped
- 1 cup flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil
Pour 1 ½ cups of water, orange juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar and soy sauce into a saucepan and place on the stove over high heat. Add orange zest, sugar, ginger, garlic, onion and red pepper. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cool for 10 to 15 minutes.
Place the chicken pieces in a resealable container. When the contents of the pot have cooled, pour 1 cup of the sauce over the chicken. Save the rest of the sauce. Close the container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
In another lidded container, combine flour, salt and pepper. Add the marinated chicken pieces, close the container and shake to coat the chicken completely.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken in skillet and brown on both sides. Drain the fat onto a plate and place the chicken on paper towels and cover with aluminum foil.
Pour the sauce into a clean skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Mix starch and 2 tablespoons of water; pour into the sauce. Reduce heat to medium, add chicken pieces and simmer, for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Calories 445 kcal (22%) Fat 11.2 g (16%) Protein 17.8 g (35%) Carbohydrates 68.7 g (19%) Cholesterol 34 mg (11%) Fiber 1.4 g (5%) Sodium 763 mg (31%)
You can also test the recipe Asian chicken salad. You will not need much time to cook.
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