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14 Copycat Chicken Dishes

Ingredients Serves 6

Integrants :

2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, chopped into bite sized pieces
1 egg
12 tsp salt
1 white pepper, to taste
2 tbsp oil, divided, plus more for frying
12 cup corn starch, plus 1 tbsp
14 cup flour
1 tbsp ginger root, minced
1 tsp garlic, minced
12 tsp hot red chili pepper, crushed
14 cup green onion, chopped
1 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine
14 cup water
12 tsp sesame oil
12 tbsp soy sauce
12 tbsp water
5 tbsp sugar
5 tbsp white vinegar
1 orange, zest grated

Directions

  •  
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 30 min
  • Ready 45 min
  1. Orange Sauce:
  2. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoons water, sugar, white vinegar, and orange zest. Set aside.
  3. Chicken:
  4. In another bowl, mix egg, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon oil.
  5. In a separate bowl, add 1/2 cup corn starch and flour and mix well.
  6. In a third small bowl, dissolve 1 tablespoon cornstarch in 1/4 cup water and set aside.
  7. Heat oil in a wok or deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  8. Working in small batches, dip chicken pieces in the egg mixture, then the corn starch mixture and fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and crisp. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate and repeat with remaining chicken.
  9. Discard oil and clean wok. Heat for 15 seconds over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil, ginger root, and garlic and stir fry until fragrant, about 10 seconds. Add chili peppers and green onions, then stir fry for a few seconds. Add rice wine and stir for 3 seconds. Add orange sauce and bring to boil. Add cooked chicken and stir until well mixed. Stir water and corn starch mixture if it has separated, then add to the pan. Heat until the sauce has thickened. Stir in sesame oil.

Recipe originally inspired by Food.com with 5-star rating and 306 reviews.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 (228 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 305Calories from Fat 46
 
% Daily Value
Total Fat 5g7%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 128mg42%
Sodium 1024mg42%
Total Carbohydrate 27g8%
Dietary Fiber 0g1%
Sugars 11g43%
Protein 34g68%
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • Nutrient information may not be available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data. Use this data as a guide only.