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Ginger Orange Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Ginger Orange Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Ginger Orange Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by laurajune

Makes 4 servings



Melt margarine in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until light brown. Remove chicken and place in a warm baking dish. Add leeks and green onions to skillet and stir-fry until soft and wilted. Add tomato, wine, and ginger root and mix well to deglaze skillet. Combine orange juice, flour, orange rind (zest), and sugar in a small bowl and mix well. Stir into leek mixture and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add chicken, grapes, salt, and pepper. Heat and serve. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Ingredients for Ginger Orange Chicken

1 tablespoon smart balance
1 1/4 pounds chicken breasts, skinned, boned, and cut into 1-inch cubes
2 leeks, cleaned, trimmed, and cut into julienne strips
2 scallions, chopped
1 tomato, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1/4 cup dry water
1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon orange rind (zest), grated
1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 green grapes

Recipe Directions for Ginger Orange Chicken

  1. Approx. per serving:

  2. 258 calories; 6 grams of fat

  3. FRESHDIRECT NUTRITION PER SERVING

  4. # Recipe analyzed using 1/4 tsp. of salt

  5. # 1 1/2 carbohydrate servings

  6. CALORIES 258(54 from fat); FAT 6g; SATURATED FAT 1g; CHOLESTEROL 80mg; SODIUM 360mg: TOTAL CARBOHYDRATE 21g; DIETARY FIBER 2g; SUGARS 12g; PROTEIN 35g

  7. Please note: Nutrition information can vary based on brand and product used.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 263.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
346
Calories from Fat
117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.0g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Sodium
156mg
7%
Potassium
554mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
12.8g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
5.3g
Protein
42.4g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 6% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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