Asian-Inspired Orange Chicken | Sweet & Tangy

Picture yourself in the heart of Asia, where vibrant flavors dance on your palate, and every bite tells a story of tradition and innovation. Our Asian-Inspired Orange Chicken, a perfect harmony of sweetness and tanginess, captures the essence of this culinary journey. This dish holds a special place where classic meets contemporary, and we invite you to embark on this gastronomic adventure with us.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Start by marinating the chicken. In a bowl, mix orange juice, soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes.
  2. Add the chicken to the marinade, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade (keep the marinade) and cook until browned and fully cooked. Set the chicken aside.
  4. In the same pan, add the reserved marinade. Mix cornstarch with a little water and add it to the marinade. Cook until the sauce thickens.
  5. Slice the cooked chicken and pour the thickened orange sauce over it.
  6. Sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped green onions on top.
  7. Serve the Asian-Inspired Orange Chicken over steamed jasmine rice and enjoy the symphony of flavors!

Prep time: 40 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Experience the perfect blend of sweet and tangy with our Asian-Inspired Orange Chicken. A delightful journey through the heart of Asian cuisine.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 28g

Picture yourself sharing this delectable dish with loved ones, the aroma swirling around, and smiles lighting up the room. Our Asian-Inspired Orange Chicken goes beyond a meal; it’s an experience that bridges cultures and fills hearts. Whether you’re exploring the world of Asian cuisine or simply seeking a new twist on a classic, this recipe promises a symphony of flavors that will linger in your memory. Join us in celebrating tradition and innovation, one unforgettable bite at a time.

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