Asian Orange Chicken Recipe

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


Submitted by kendtangel

Makes 8 servings



Grilled chicken in an orange sauce. Serve over rice and serve with Broccoli.

Recipe Ingredients for Asian Orange Chicken

1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup cider vinegar
2 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon orange peel
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon chili sauce
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 lb. chicken
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 c. almonds

Recipe Directions for Asian Orange Chicken

  1. Cut chicken pieces into bite sized pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Place chicken pieces into a resealable plastic bag.

  2. Pour into saucepan 1 1/2 cups water, orange juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce; and set over medium-high heat. Stir in orange zest, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and chopped onion. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and let cool 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. When contents of saucepan have cooled, pour 1/2 cup - 1 cup of sauce into the bag with the chicken. Reserve remaining sauce. Seal bag, and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

  4. Grill chicken or cook on stove until cooked.

  5. Bring sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Mix together cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water, and stir into sauce. Reduce heat to medium low; stir in chicken pieces, and simmer, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Sprinkle slivered almonds on top of sauce.

Categories

Chicken, Citrus, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, Asian, Chinese, Advance, Grill

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170.1g
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Amount Per Serving
Calories
197
Calories from Fat
29
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.2g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
252mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
24.7g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
19.4g
Protein
17.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 7%
* 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 saturated fat
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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