Orange Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by jmama307

Makes 4 servings



A lighter take on the take out classic

Recipe Ingredients for Orange Chicken

1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast
2 cup cooked white rice
1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
3/4 cup canned chicken broth, reduced-sodium
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp ground ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
2 medium scallions, chopped
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

Recipe Directions for Orange Chicken

  1. Directions:

  2. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, broth, sugar, cornstarch, ginger, and vinegar, then set aside.

  3. In a large skillet, heat peanut oil on medium-high heat. Add orange rinds, scallions, garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for about 2 minutes. Add in the chicken and cook for approximately 6 minutes, or until chicken is golden brown.

  4. Now mix in the sauce and let simmer until the chicken is cooked all the way through and the sauce starts to get thick, this should take approximately 3-4 minutes. On a plate, serve chicken and sauce over rice and garnish with a sprinkle of sesame seeds

  5. Serving size = 1 cup of chicken and 1/2 cup of rice

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 283.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
597
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
674mg
28%
Potassium
473mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
85.0g
28%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
7.3g
Protein
43.5g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 5% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement