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19 INGREDIENTS 9 STEPS 45min

Air Fryer Orange Chicken

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This Air Fryer Orange Chicken will become a regular in your dinner rotation. Ditch the oil but not the flavor in this sweet and sour classic your whole family will love.
Air Fryer Orange Chicken Recipe | SideChef
This Air Fryer Orange Chicken will become a regular in your dinner rotation. Ditch the oil but not the flavor in this sweet and sour classic your whole family will love.
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45min
Total Time
$3.46
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Ingredients

US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4

Air Fryer Chicken

1/4 tsp
Ground Nutmeg
1/8 tsp
Dried Thyme
1/8 tsp
1/8 tsp

Orange Sauce

1/4 cup
Water
2 Tbsp
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
or 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
2 Tbsp
Rice Vinegar
2 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 cup
Chopped Scallions
1/2 Tbsp
Zested Oranges
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Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
In a large Ziplock bag, mix the Corn Starch (1 cup) , Ground Black Pepper (1 pinch) , Ground Ginger (1/4 tsp) , Ground Nutmeg (1/4 tsp) , Dried Thyme (1/8 tsp) , Dried Sage (1/8 tsp) , and Paprika (1/8 tsp) . Seal and shake up to mix.
Step 2
Cut the Tyson® Chicken Breasts (2 lb) into 1-inch cubes and add to the bag of corn starch, seal, and toss chicken until all the pieces are well coated.
Step 3
Remove chicken from the bag, making sure to remove any excess cornstarch.
Step 4
Place the chicken in your air fryer and cook at 390 degrees F (195 degrees C) for 24 minutes or according to your air fryer manual, tossing the chicken halfway through. Make sure chicken is cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
Step 5
Make the sauce while the chicken is cooking. Whisk together Water (1/4 cup) and Corn Starch (2 Tbsp) and set aside.
Step 6
In a pan over medium heat, whisk together the Orange Juice (1 cup) , Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) , Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp) , Rice Vinegar (2 Tbsp) , Garlic (2 cloves) , Ground Ginger (1/4 tsp) , and Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 tsp) . Simmer for 3 minutes.
Step 7
Add the cornstarch slurry and whisk in, cooking for 5 minutes or until thickened.
Step 8
Remove from heat and stir in the Scallions (1/4 cup) and Oranges (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 9
Toss the cooked chicken into the sauce and serve.
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