WWWEW collides with Tasty Thursday ~ Orange Honey Chicken - Fruit Edition ~ Hey it has an Orange in it

Watchin' What We Eat Wednesday hosted by Lorie at Honey I Shrank Myself
and Tasty Thursday hosted by Pumpkin Patch

ORANGE HONEY CHICKEN
2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into large chunks
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
heavy coat of olive oil
1 clove minced garlic, jar
1 bunch green onions, minced
1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
Juice of 1 orange
1/4 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon red chile pepper flakes
1 1/2 tablespoon cream sherry
5 tablespoons sugar
zest of one orange
1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Mix cornstarch, flour, salt & pepper in ziploc bag.
  • Toss chicken pieces in beaten eggs and sesame oil and then dredge in the flour bag.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil. When hot, add the chicken pieces and cook turning as needed until all sides are golden brown. 4-8 minutes.
  • Drain chicken on paper towel lined plate.
  • Pour off excess oil and clean pan with paper towel.
  • Add 1 tablespoon more olive oil and saute' garlic and green onion.
  • Add the soy sauce, sugar, honey, orange juice, sherry, red chile pepper flakes and ginger.
  • Cook until thick, do not boil.
  • Dip in honey mixture and place on sprayed cookie sheet. If you would like sprinkle some sesame seeds over the chicken at this point.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Brush with original glaze after the first 10 minutes.
  • Save any additional glaze to use over the rice.
  • Serve over rice.

12 comments:

Shannon H. said...

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Mercedes said...

Oooohhhh~that looks and sounds absolutely scrumptious!

coastrat said...

Oh wow, these things look SO DELICIOUS!!! BEAUTIFUL!

Lorie said...

This sounds so yummy! Thanks for participating in WWWEW! Hope to see you next week.

Lilith Silvermane said...

Oh, that looks delish!
Thanks for sharing!

Lilith Silvermane said...

Oh, that looks delish!
Thanks for sharing!

Betsy said...

This looks great!

Jen said...

Wow, this looks absolutely delicious!!! Do you by chance have the nutritional information for the batch you made? I wanna make it!! YUMMY!

grace said...

that does look soooo good, I want to come to your house and have it for dinner...thanks for sharing

Lawanda said...

Oh that looks yum!

Renee' said...

This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing.

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Barbara said...

This looks absolutely delicious! I'll have to try it soon!