orange chicken

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Hi! I love Asian food. Raise your hand if you do.  I know, you're all absolutely raising your hand right now. 
So one day, we went to one of those popular Asian places where everyone talks about getting the "Orange Chicken".  So I did, and I hated it.  Too bitter for me. So I got in my kitchen and made some that I love. A little sweet and a little spicy, the way life should be! 


  • 1 lb chicken tenders cut into bite sized pieces 
  • Oil for frying 
  • 1-2 cups cornstarch 
  • 3 eggs 
  • Sauce: 
    • 1 cup chicken broth 
    • 1/2 cup orange juice (no pulp) 
    • 1/4 cup white sugar 
    • 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar 
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce 
    • 1/4 tsp garlic powder 
    • 1/4 tsp powdered ginger 
    • 1 tsp red pepper flakes 


  • Cut chicken into bite sized pieces 
  • Heat oil in the pan you will fry in
  • Place cornstarch in one bowl and crack eggs into a separate bowl- scramble the eggs 
  • Place chicken into the egg bowl
  • Take chicken out of the egg mixture, one handful at a time and mix in the cornstarch mixture
  • Mix around the chicken to get it covered with cornstarch
  • Place one piece at a time into the hot oil
  • Fry until golden and done 
  • Make Sauce: 
    • Place all ingredients into a skillet
    • Let it reduce down
    • When it starts to thicken up, remove from the heat and add your chicken 
    • Toss it around and serve