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Orange Chicken

A recipe from the P.F. Chang's-Inspired Meal Plan by Tasty Tactics


Orange Chicken

Servings: 1

Prep Time: 6 minutes

Cook Time: 5-10 minutes


Ingredients (per serving)

  • 6 Ounces chicken thighs

  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch

  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 Teaspoon garlic, minced

  • 1 Individual green onion

  • 1/4 Cup crushed tomatoes, or tomato sauce

  • 2 Tablespoons water

  • 2 Tablespoons sugar

  • 2 Teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1 Teaspoon chili sauce

  • 1 Teaspoon soy sauce

  • 2 Teaspoon canola oil

  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest

  • 1/4 Cup orange juice (or juice from one orange)

  • 1/2 Cup rice, cooked


Directions

  1. Follow package instructions to prepare the rice (optional).

  2. Cut the chicken into 1 inch chunks. Put in a bowl and coat with cornstarch.

  3. Add two tablespoons of oil to your wok.

  4. Heat oil on medium high and add the chicken. Cook until browned on both sides. Remove chicken from pan.

  5. To the pan, add one tablespoon of oil, minced garlic and green onions and let cook for about 1 minute, but don't let your garlic burn.

  6. Add tomato sauce, water, sugar, chili sauce, soy sauce, orange zest and juice. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and set aside.

  7. Add the chicken back into the pan with the sauce and cook until the internal temperature of the chicken reached a minimum of 165 degrees.

  8. Serve over cooked rice.

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