Main Dishes

AMAZING COPYCAT ORANGE CHICKEN

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his copycat orange chicken is one of my “go-to” recipes to get the job done when I’m cravings take-out, but not the huge bill. It costs a fortune to feed this crew when it doesn’t come from our own kitchen, so when I want to save rather than spend AND cook a homemade meal that ALL the kids will actually eat for once, I make this!

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Chicken & Marinade
2 pounds chicken cut into 1 inch chunks
1 egg beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons oil
Breading
1 cup corn starch
1/2 cup flour
1 tablespoon orange zest
1-3 cups of canola oil for frying
Sauce
1 teaspoon canola oil
1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden ginger stir-in paste
1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden chunky garlic stir-in paste
1/2 teaspoon Gourmet Garden lightly dried chili peppers
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons water
5 tablespoons sugar
5 tablespoons white vinegar
1/2 teaspoon orange extract
Sauce Thickener
1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon corn starch
Garnish
4-5 green onions chopped
Combine the chicken, egg, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, white pepper, and oil in a bowl. Stir to combine, and set aside. Mix together the corn starch, flour, and orange zest in a separate bowl. Start preheating...
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Nutritions

Calories
1041

Sodium
960mg
40% DV

Fat
70g
107% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
53g
18% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV