Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken



Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken

If you’re looking for a delightful dish that balances the zingy flavors of citrus with the savory goodness of tender chicken, our Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken recipe is the perfect choice. This mouthwatering recipe will transport your taste buds to a world of culinary delight, all from the comfort of your own kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish

Instructions

  1. Start by whisking together the orange juice, soy sauce, honey, garlic, and ginger in a bowl to create the marinade.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in a resealable plastic bag and pour half of the marinade over them. Seal the bag and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the chicken from the bag, reserving the marinade, and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 6-7 minutes per side.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the cornstarch and water to make a slurry.
  5. Transfer the cooked chicken to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  6. Using the same skillet, pour in the reserved marinade and bring to a simmer. Add the cornstarch slurry and cook until the sauce thickens, stirring constantly.
  7. Slice the chicken into strips and drizzle the thickened orange sauce over the top.
  8. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  9. Serve your Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken over steamed rice and enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Marinating Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Our Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken is a flavor-packed dish that combines the tangy sweetness of oranges with the savory goodness of chicken. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions. The marinade infuses the chicken with delicious citrus flavor, and the thickened orange sauce adds the perfect finishing touch. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions for a restaurant-quality presentation. Serve it over steamed rice for a complete meal that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 320
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 29g
Protein: 30g

Delight your family and friends with this sensational recipe, and watch as they savor every bite of our Deliciously Tangy Orange Chicken. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to become a regular on your dinner menu.

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