Whip up this flavour filled recipe for Orange Sesame Chicken

3 pieces boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces
oil for frying
sesame seeds for garnish

2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoon cooking wine or dry sherry
2 tsp sesame oil
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 tbs grated orange peel
1 tbs sambal oelek or crushed chili peppers

1/2 cup orange juice or the juice of 2 large oranges
1 cup chicken broth or water
4 tbs sweet mirin sauce
3 tbs cornstarch dissolved in 2 tbs of water
1 /4 cup sweet chilli sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon sambal oelek
1 garlic clove , minced
2 tbs grated orange peel

How to
Mix the marinade ingredients and marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.

Prepare the sauce by mixing together all of the sauce ingredients. Pour in a small pan and bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Turn the heat down to low and keep warm.

In a separate pan or wok, heat oil enough for deep frying.

Add the marinated chicken pieces a few at a time, and deep-fry until golden brown. Drain on paper towels then place on a large platter and pour the sauce over. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.<br />

Serve with hot steamed rice or by itself as appetizers.

Recipe courtesy of Cafe Nilson.
Reproduced under a Creative Commons license.

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