Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Vegetable oil , for frying

  2. 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs

  3. 2 eggs

  4. 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  5. 1 cup all-purpose flour

  6. 1/4 cup cornstarch

  7. 1 orange, zested

  8. 1 1/2 cups orange juice

  9. 1/3 cup dark brown sugar

  10. 6 tablespoons butter

  11. 2 teaspoons hot pepper flakes

  12. 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce Stormy Rice, recipe follows

  13. In a large heavy-bottomed pot, pour in enough oil to fill the pot about a third of the way. Heat over medium heat until a deep-frying thermometer inserted into the oil reaches 350 degrees F.

  14. Inactive Prep Time: 5 minutes

  15. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  16. 2 cloves garlic , minced

  17. 1 cup white rice, rinsed

  18. 2 cups chicken broth

  19. 1/4 cup slightly crushed peanuts

  20. 2 scallions, chopped

  21. Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Line a sheet tray with a wire cooling rack . Slice chicken into 2-inch pieces. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, cayenne, salt and black pepper to taste. In a paper bag, shake together salt, pepper, flour and cornstarch. Dip the chicken in batches, first in egg mixture, then in the flour mixture and shake to coat. Set on a wire rack and let sit 10 minutes. While chicken is resting, prepare sauce. In a large straight sided saute pan combine orange zest , orange juice , brown sugar, butter, hot pepper flakes and Worcestershire sauce. Stir, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until thickened, 5 to 8 minutes. Carefully place chicken in hot oil and fry until golden and crispy, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to the saute pan with the sauce and toss until evenly coated. Remove to a serving platter and serve on Stormy Rice.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and rice and saute 4 minutes, stirring, so that the rice toasts and the garlic cooks. Add the chicken broth to the rice mixture, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit covered another 5 minutes. Stir in the peanuts, scallions, and salt and pepper, to taste. Rice can be made 1 day ahead, then warmed and combined with other ingredients before serving.


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