Chinese deep fry orange pork chops is a simple Chinese food, serve as main dish with steamed rice or fried noodles. It was deep-fried until crispy and golden brown, and then simmered in orange, lemon and sugar sauce, with no vinegar seasoned.
For a personal preference, adjust the amount of sauce on your own, and try to use other meat instead. Check Chinese Orange Chicken Stir Fry Recipe for an example.
- 1 lb. pork chops
- 2 cups (200g) orange juice
- 4 tbsp orange paste
- 4 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp white sugar
- 2 tbsp dry sherry
- 5 slices ginger
- 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
- 2-3 cups peanut oil for deep frying
- In a big saucepan with enough water to cover pork chops, add ginger and cooking wine, cook for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
- Heat the oil for deep-frying to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Deep-fry the pork until it is golden brown (about 3 minutes). Fry in batches if necessary.
- Remove pork chops with slotted spoon, drain excess oil on paper towel. In a medium bowl, mix all sauce ingredients, stir to well mix.
- In a wok or saucepan, add sauce mixture and bring it into a boil at medium heat, mix in some grated orange skin would be great for extra flavor.
- Add chops back to wok with sauce ingredients, cook at high heat for 5-8 minutes or until the sauce is almost thicken and meat was well coated.
- Taste and season orange pork chops, and adjusts the seasonings if desired. Serve it hot with cooked rice.