Orange Chinese Chicken

Orange Chinese Chicken

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Joan Todd


Trying for first time with my own adjustments.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
45 Min


  • 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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About Orange Chinese Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy #Meal

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