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orange chinese chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joan Todd
The Villages, FL

Trying for first time with my own adjustments.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For orange chinese chicken

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 2 lb
    chicken cutlets
  • 1/6 tsp
    salt & pepper or to taste
  • 15 oz
    can mandarin oranges in light syrup
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make orange chinese chicken

  • 1
    Heat oil and sesame seeds in a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add zest strips and cook, stirring until slightly cooked. Meanwhile season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    When zest is finished add chicken to skillet and cook until golden.
  • 3
    Add oranges with liquid to skillet and simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Whisk together broth, soy sauce and cornstarch in a bowl. Add mixture to pan with chicken and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through.

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