Crispy Mandarin Chicken

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Total Time
45mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 20 mins

Yum. That's it, just Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine the egg white, 2 T's cornstarch, and soy sauce.
  2. Whisk well.
  3. Add chicken pieces.
  4. Toss well to coat, set aside.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl combine the bisquik, water and sesame seeds.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Add to chicken mixture, stirring well to coat.
  8. In a large, deep skillet heat oil, or plug in your deep fryer.
  9. Combine mandarin juice and enough water to make 1 and 1/4 cups.
  10. Pour into a large skillet and bring to a boil.
  11. Add carrots.
  12. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
  13. Cook for 3 minutes.
  14. Add peppers and onions.
  15. Cook 1 minute.
  16. Combine ketchup, sugar, cornstarch, vinegar and bouillon granules,, mixing well.
  17. Stir into vegetable mixture.
  18. Stir well and remove from heat.
  19. Cook chicken pieces in batches, drain on paper towels.
  20. When chicken is cooked, heat vegetable mixture, allow to thicken then add chicken.
  21. Serve over hot rice.
  22. I like this over a spinach and mushroom salad-the heat wilts the spinach "just right".
  23. Serves 4.
Most Helpful

5 5

I loved this recipe! I did cut back on the sugar.This is just as good as takeout! Thanks for posting the recipe!

4 5

We really enjoyed this dish! I scaled it back for 2 - sort of. I used 1 large chicken breast and 1/2 of all the remaining ingredients. I also added some broccoli because it was there. :) I was able to use less than a cup of oil buy choosing a smaller skillet and shallow frying the chicken pieces turning them once and doing them in 2 batches keeping the first in a warm oven while the second cooked. I wasn't sure about the batter but I'm sold! I used a whisk to blend the bisquick, sesame and water mixture and the batter was very smooth. I don't keep bisquick in the house so I made up a recipe of Bisquick Clone and that worked like a charm. For our tastes I will cut back quite a bit on the sugar next time. The manadrin juice was fairly sweet by itself so for us I would probably only add a tbsp of the brown sugar. Its a great sweet and sour type sauce.sauce. Thanks so much for posting, I will definately make this again.

5 5

i wanted to make asian food for dinner when i came across this recipe! i love mandarins so i had to try it! and im glad i did! it was a great recipe and i've never tried anything like it! i love the idea of cooking with the mandarin juice! its pretty easy to make too! only thing i had trouble with was the bisquick mix! it wouldnt smooth out for me and got gunky so my chicken ended up frying together but the taste was still great! and i didnt see it in the steps, but i ended up throwing my mandarin orange segments into the mix at the end which was really yummy! great recipe thou! i'll def b making this again!