Crispy chicken with sweet and spicy orange sauce

AUG 16, 2021

Prep Time: 15 mintes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Serving Size: 4


150 ml 
Yóu Yóu Tea seed oil 
Diced Chicken
7 tbsp  
6 tbsp
5 slices
4 tbsp
4 tbsp 
White Vinegar 
4 tbsp
Orange Juice
4 piecesOrange
2 tsp 
Minced orange peel 
2 tbsp
Soya Sauce
2 tbsp

Custard Powder
1  tbsp
Potato Starch
1 tsp
1 tbspChilli Flakes
1 cloveGarlic


  • Sauce
    Mix 4 tablespoon of orange juice, 4 tablespoon of sugar, 4 tablespoon of white vinegar and 2 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • Batter:
    Mix 6 tablespoon of flour, 1 table spoon of potato starch, 1/2 table spoon of soda powder, 1 teaspoon of salt and 3 tablespoon of water. Add in 2 tablespoon of Yóu Yóu Tea Seed Oil, mix till thicken.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and 1 teaspoon of potato starch onto the diced chicken. Make sure all pieces are well coated
  • In a wok, bring the Yóu Yóu Tea Seed Oil to a boil and turn the heat down.
  • Dip the diced chicken into the batter 
  • Carefully place the batter-ed chicken into the boiled oil 
  • Deep fried the chicken for 4-5 minutes 
  • Scoop up the chicken, set and rest aside. Start preparing the sauce 
  • Use kitchen towel to wipe clean the wok of remaining 
  • Add in 2 tablespoons of Yóu Yóu Tea Seed Oil to the wok 
  •    Add in ginger, garlic and 1 tea spoon of chilli flake
  •    Stir fried for 30 seconds 
  •    Add in the sauce and bring it to a boil
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of custard powder with 4 tablespoons of water in a bowl
  • Add 3-4 tablespoons of custard mixture into the cooking sauce till it becomes thickened 
  •    Add in minced orange peel 
  •    Turn off the heat 
  •    Put the chicken pieces back into the wok
  •    Mix it well with the sauce 
  •    Ready to serve 
  • Notes: You can test the oil temperature by dropping a small piece of batter into the oil. You will see a lots of air bubble when the oil is ready