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Orange Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy orange chicken recipe? Learn how to make orange chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by junebugabee

Makes 6 servings



stolen from allrecipes and gluten-freeified

Recipe Ingredients for orange chicken

14 1/2 oz chicken breasts (4 tyson breasts)
1 cup all-purpose flour (gluten-free)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup orange juice
1 cup water
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/3 cup rice vinegar
2 1/2 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp orange zest
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp minced ginger root
1/2 tsp minced garlic
2 tbsp chopped green onion
1 tbsp red pepper flakes
3 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp water

Recipe Directions for orange chicken

  1. bring sauce ingredients to boil

  2. let cool for fifteen minutes

  3. marinate cut up chicken in sauce for 2 hours

  4. remove pieces and toss in bag with flour, salt, and pepper

  5. brown pieces in olive oil, drain and cover with foil over paper towels

  6. wipe skillet and add sauce. bring to boil over medium high heat, mix cornstarch with water and stir in to sauce. reduce to low heat and add chicken pieces and simmer for about five minutes.

  7. serve over rice

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
325
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Sodium
413mg
17%
Potassium
316mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
37.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
15.9g
Protein
22.8g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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