Take-out at Home: Orange Chicken

Yield: 4 servings

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19 Responses to “Take-out at Home: Orange Chicken”

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    Sonia Rumzi — August 16, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    Tessa that looks amazing. I happen to love Orange Chicken. One of the few chicken dishes I like. Not a chicken fan except for this. Excellent! Looks gorgeous too!

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      handleheat — August 16, 2011 at 7:11 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚ I'm not a huge fan of chicken either – it can be so boring! Luckily this dish is pretty darn flavorful.

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    Maris — August 16, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    This looks like a work of art! Gorgeous! I cannot wait to see the wedding cake you come up with!

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      handleheat — August 16, 2011 at 7:12 pm

      Thank you Maris! I'm a little nervous to see what I come up with πŸ˜‰

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    Kristi — August 16, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    I'm definitely going to have to check this out. I made the original recipe from All Recipes and it failed me miserably. I was disappointed with the watery sauce and lack of flavour. Looking forward to your version!

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      handleheat — August 16, 2011 at 11:24 pm

      I've made the original version too and it was definitely lackluster. Hopefully you enjoy this version more!

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    Tracey — August 16, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    Good luck with the wedding cake, something tells me you'll do great!! Orange chicken is among my favorite take out dishes and though we have a recipe we enjoy, I want to try yours now too πŸ™‚

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      handleheat — August 16, 2011 at 11:25 pm

      Thanks Tracey πŸ™‚ I just delivered a sample cake to him – hopefully he likes it.

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    [email protected] — August 16, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    That's really cool (and nerve racking I'm sure) that you are baking your Dads wedding cake!
    This dish looks delish! I want to try it

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      handleheat — August 16, 2011 at 11:25 pm

      Thanks Chris. Yes nerve racking! But hopefully rewarding.

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    Nelly Rodriguez — August 17, 2011 at 2:12 am

    This looks delicious and I definitely love orange chicken!

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      jessica — December 6, 2011 at 12:52 am

      why you say that everyone else already did

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    Julie — August 18, 2011 at 2:19 am

    Oh definitely need to bookmark this one to make! The last concert I saw was Matt Wertz. Next month, I'm going to see The Script and SafeySuit. I LOVE concerts, but don't get to see many now that I live back in Wichita, KS. :/

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    Shu Han — September 4, 2011 at 12:57 pm

    Looks amazing! You can get really smooth tender chicken if you velvet beforehand (: I've got some tips compiled, you can take a look if you like!

    http://mummyicancook.blogspot.com/2011/02/secrets

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    jessica — December 6, 2011 at 12:51 am

    yummy tell me more

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    Blog New Black — February 14, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    Made this and LOVED IT!

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    pixie — May 9, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    making this today! yummy!

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    Beth R. — December 7, 2013 at 7:41 pm

    Can white vinegar be used? I have everything to make this except the rice vinegar.

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      Tessa — December 7, 2013 at 11:08 pm

      That should be fine! Enjoy!

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