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Orange Chicken

Ingredients:


For fried chicken:

4 chicken breast, cut into medium-small pieces

3 eggs, beaten

5 tbsp cornstarch 

5 tbsp flour

salt

Oil for frying 


Orange sauce:

240 ml orange juice

100 g sugar

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp soy sauce

¼ tsp minced ginger

¼ tsp minced garlic

½ tsp chilli flakes

Zest from one orange

1 tbsp cornstarch 


Sesame seeds

Spring onion

Rice 

Directions:


Combine cornstarch, flour and some salt in one bowl, and have the beaten eggs ready in another one. Heat up oil to 180 degrees celsius in a pot. Prepare the chicken by dipping it in the eggs first and then coat it with the flour mix.


When the oil is warm (it’s smart to use a cooking thermometer) fry the chicken pieces for 2-4 minutes. Make sure to not overcrowd the pot, and remember to turn the pieces around often. Set aside the finished pieces on a plate with something to absorb the extra oil and cook the rest of the chicken. 


Combine all the sauce ingredients in a small pot, except the cornstarch and orange zest. Mix the cornstarch with about 2 tbsp of water, and add to the sauce when warm. Let it cook for about 5 minutes or until the sauce is thick. 


Add the chicken and zest to the sauce, and serve with rice and a garnish of spring onion and sesame seeds :)