The Gluten Free Orange Chicken

December 9, 2023

THE Gluten Free Orange Chicken

Per request, here is THE #gf orange chicken (it’s also #rsf & #soyfree but ~no one’s gonna know~) #ChefBae
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 5 people


For the Crispy Chicken:

  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cut into bite-size pieces
  • 6 Eggs whisked
  • 1/2 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup GF 1-1 Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • Pinch Black Pepper
  • Avocado Oil for frying

For the Orange Chicken Sauce:

  • 2 cups Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Muscovado Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Aminos
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger
  • 4 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 tsp Red Chili diced
  • Orange Zest from 1 orange
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • Sesame Seeds for topping
  • Cauliflower Rice or Regular Rice for serving


  • For the Orange Sauce:
  • In a medium pot, whisk all sauce ingredients minus the corn starch. Bring to a quick boil, whisk and let simmer.
  • In a small bowl, whisk corn starch and 1/4 of water. Add to the sauce mixture and let simmer for 7-8 minutes until thickened.
  • For the Chicken:
  • Whisk dry ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk eggs in a second small bowl.
  • Dip chicken pieces in the flour, then egg and then back into the flour mixture. Place on plate.
  • In a large pan with high walls, heat the avocado oil on medium high heat. If the oil splatters, it’s too hot. Do not leave the oil unattended.
  • Fry the chicken bites until golden and crispy Place chicken on a paper-towel-lined plate.In another skillet or bowl, mix the chicken with orange sauce.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with sesame seeds and scallions. Serve with cauliflower rice or regular rice!