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Lighter Orange Chicken Recipe

Orange-Chicken-Recipe

Ingredients:
  • ½ Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne or red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions or scallions
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine

Orange Sauce:

  • 1½ tablespoons soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 fresh orange (or about 3 tablespoons orange juice)
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • Orange zest from 1 orange

For the Roux:

  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • 1 tablespoon water

For cooking directions, click here.

About the Author: Marlene A. Baird was born and raised in San Francisco, California. Her cooking style was influenced by a Mediterranean heritage (the island of Malta).  Her passion for making healthy versions of a variety of recipes from all over the world is what sparked her to create her blog.  You can find more recipes at Nosh My Way. You can follow her on Twitter, @Marbaird.

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