Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Orange Sesame Chicken and Noodles

Orange Sesame Chicken and Noodles

Orange chicken is an absolute comfort in my house. My kid love this crispy,sticky and mildly sweet chicken. This is a slight different version of orange chicken that I posted earlier in this blog. I served this with noodles,but you can also pair with steamed rice or fried rice.This is a super easy weekend meal, that is filling and tasty.

Chicken boneless- 1 lb
Corn starch- 4 tbs
All purpose flour- 1 tbs
Baking powder- - a pinch
Ice cold water- 1/4 cup
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Salt a pinch

For the sauce
Orange juice- 3/4 cup
Garlic- 3 cloves
Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
Brown sugar or molasses- 2 tbs
Soya sauce-3 tsp
Pepper powder-1/4 tsp
Sesame oil- 1 tbs
Sesame seeds-11/2 tsp
Rice vinegar- 1 tsp
Chicken stock- 1/3 cup
Corn starch- 1 tsp

For the Noodles
Noodles- 8 oz.
Onion- 1 small
Garlic - pods
Thinly sliced carrot- 1 cup

Spring onion chopped- a hand full
Soya sauce- 1 tsp
Oyster sauce- 1/2 tsp
Sesame oil- 1 tbs
Salt and pepper to taste

Cut chicken into small bite size pieces. Make a thick batter of corn starch, flour, baking powder, egg , pepper powder, salt and water. Mix the chicken with this batter and set aside for five minutes.
Deep fry this in oil till it is crisp and golden. Drain and set aside.

Mix all ingredients listed under sauce,except garlic and corn starch in a sauce pan. Simmer in low heat for two minutes. Mix corn starch in two table spoon water and add to the sauce. Allow the sauce to thicken and switch off the flame.Heat one tsp of oil in a pan  and saute garlic. Add the chicken and the sauce and mix well. Allow the chicken and the sauce to coat well and thicken. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds on top of the chicken.

Cook noodles according to package instruction, drain and set aside. Heat sesame oil in a pan and add minced garlic and chopped onion. Stir fry in high for a minute and add sliced carrots and saute. After two minutes add the cooked noodles, soya sauce, oyster sauce, spring onions, salt and pepper and mix well. Stir fry in high for one more minute. Serve noodles topped by crispy orange sesame chicken. Enjoy !

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!


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