Friday, April 25, 2008

Orange Chicken

4 raw chicken breasts-cut up
1 egg
1 cup corn starch
1/2 cup oil
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
1 cup vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups uncooked rice
4 cups water

Dip chicken pieces into egg and then into cornstarch. Cook battered chicken in oil until done. Drain onto a paper towel and discard oil. In a large bowl combine sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce and garlic powder; mix well. Pour sauce mixture into pan with cooked, battered chicken and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Combine rice and water in a medium pan; bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Serve sauce over rice.


April said...

This looks just like one of my favorite chinese dishes. I'm definitely going to try it!

p.s. can you post your banana bread recipe, I'm looking for a new one.


Deborah said...

I made this today, since I had all the ingredients. It was delicious and is a new favorite at our house. Thanks for a great recipe.

Deborah said...

We had this for dinner tonight and it was fabulous. It tastes a lot like sweet and sour chicken. Anyway it was super good and pretty easy to make. Thanks Mel!

Anna said...

Made this recently...giant thumbs up.