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Orange Chicken Skillet Recipe

Orange Chicken Skillet Recipe

Lynn starts with Orange Chicken Skillet, a succulent stir-fry that spotlights tender chicken and fresh vegetables. Drop-in guests will think you fussed over the citrus-flavored sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup chili sauce
  • Hot cooked pasta

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, stir-fry the chicken, carrots, green pepper and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; stir in orange juice and chili sauce until smooth. Add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 290 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.