Orange-Ginger Chicken

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

My daughter had orange chicken at a restaurant. She liked it but asked if I could make it at home without the breading on the chicken. This is the recipe I came up with. Everyone really liked it.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
2 Hr 5 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4
boneless, skinless chicken breasts

FOR THE MARINADE

1/3 c
orange juice
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1 tsp
ginger powder
2 tsp
dijon mustard
1 tsp
orange zest
1/8 tsp
red pepper flakes

FOR THE SAUCE

1/2 c
orange juice
1 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1 Tbsp
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1/4 tsp
sesame oil
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
ginger powder
1/2 tsp
orange zest
dash
salt
dash
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 Tbsp
water

Step-By-Step

1FOR THE MARINADE:
2Place all ingredients in a shallow dish. Whisk together to blend well.
3Place chicken breasts in the marinade. Turn to coat.
4Cover with plastic or lid and refrigerate for 2 hours.
5Turn the breasts over and recover. Return to refrigerator for another 2 hours.
6TO COOK:
7Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place chicken in a baking pan in a single layer. Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour or until cooked through. Discard marinade.
8FOR SAUCE:
9While chicken is cooking, Place all sauce ingredients in a small nonstick skillet EXCEPT water and cornstarch.
10Whisk together well.
11Heat stirring often until bubbly.
12Mix water and cornstarch well.
13Add mixture to bubbly sauce. Whisk to mix well.
14Cook another 3 to 4 minutes until thickened. Stir often.
15Pour the sauce over the cooked chicken to serve.

About Orange-Ginger Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian