Orange Almond Chicken

Orange Almond Chicken Recipe

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Dixie Graham

By
@thedix

This came from a book of recipes from Home Economics teachers. I have tweaked it a bit to suit our tastes. My husband and I love it. The flavors are delightfully light.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4-6
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 8
    skinned and boned half chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 pkg
    pepper
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 6 Tbsp
    sliced almonds
  • 1-11 oz can(s)
    mandarin oranges
  • dash(es)
    ground cloves
  • 1
    lemon, juiced
  • 1 c
    beef bouillon
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch

How to Make Orange Almond Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Sprinkle chicken with mixture of salt, pepper, ground ginger and flour. Slowly fry chicken in butter until both sides are brown; remove from skillet and set aside. Add almonds to skillet and saute until golden grown. Drain mandarin oranges, reserving juice. Add oranges, ground cloves, lemon juice and beef stock to almonds. Simmer until liquid is reduced by half.
  2. Blend cornstarch with mandarin orange juice and stir into almond sauce. Continue to cook until thickened. Add chicken to sauce. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes or until done. Serve over steamed white or brown rice.

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About Orange Almond Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy




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