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Sweet chunks of orange chicken with cauliflower rice
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Orange Chicken

Easy orange chicken.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 226kcal
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

Orange Chicken

  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 pound chicken cut into inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes I added more as I like it spicy
  • 3 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water

Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 Head of cauliflower finely grated
  • in Enough boiling water to just cover the grated cauliflower once a pot

Instructions

Orange Chicken

  • Heat a saute pan over a high heat with the canola oil. Add the chicken and cook till no longer pink in the center. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside
  • In a large pot over a medium heat mix together the water, juice, vinegar and soy sauce. Add the zest, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil. In a separate bowl, combine the cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water and stir until dissolved.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture to the pot and stir for another five to seven minutes until it thickens.
  • Add the chicken to the sauce and stir well making sure all the chicken pieces get coated in sauce.

Cauliflower Rice

  • Add the grated cauliflower to another pot and cover with boiling water until just level. Let sit for 10 minutes and then drain through a colander.
  • Serve in orange chicken in bowls over a spoonful of cauliflower rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal