Restaurant Style Chinese Orange Chicken With Spring Peas

Recipe by swissms
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Orange Sauce:
  • In small bowl, combine orange juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, rice wine, cornstarch and orange zest. Set aside.
  • Chicken:
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the egg whites and water. Stir in chicken pieces.
  • In a pie plate, stir together cornstarch, flour, salt and pepper with a fork or clean whisk.
  • Taking a few pieces of chicken at a time, dip chicken into the flour mixture.
  • In a large skillet, add vegetable oil to cover pan to a 1/2-inch depth. Heat skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Brown chicken, a few pieces at a time. Remove chicken and allow to drain on paper-towel lined plate or rack. Continue until all chicken is browned. (Note: You may need to adjust heat up or down to maintain oil temperature as you cook.) Set aside.
  • Stir-fry:
  • In a separate skillet or wok, heat 1-2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and ginger and stir until fragrant (just a few seconds). Stir in green onions, red pepper flakes, and peas.
  • Add orange sauce and stir until thickened.
  • Stir in chicken and simmer until evenly coated and heated through.
  • Serve over steamed rice.
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