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

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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

How to Make Orange-Ginger Chicken

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.

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About Orange-Ginger Chicken

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




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