Annmarie Plass Makes Orange Chicken

Prep Time: 20 Min
Cook Time: 10 Min
Serves 4

Orange Chicken

Ingredients:

  • Sauce:
    • ¼ cup tablespoons orange juice
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce or more add to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
    • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
    • 1 teaspoon chili paste or chili peppers
    • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 2 tablespoons cooking sherry or water
  • Chicken:
    • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 3 tablespoons wok oil
    • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

Method:

  • Marinate chicken pieces with cooking sherry and corn starch for about 10 minutes.
  • Heat the wok and sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Sauté ginger and garlic.
  • Place chicken into the skillet, and brown on both sides.
  • Move to the side and add soy sauce, orange juice and chili paste. Toss the chicken in the mixture until it thickens and makes a sauce.

 

Sesame Spinach

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz. package of fresh Spinach.
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce.
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root.
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic.
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds.

 
Method:

  • Add oil ginger and garlic to the pan
  • Add spinach
  • Add soy and toss until spinach is cooked about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds