Orange Chicken Supper Recipe
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Orange Chicken Supper Recipe

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"We're an American military family stationed in Germany," writes Lynda Muller. "Since we're just as busy as stateside families, this meal really fits our lifestyle. Because it uses a rice mix, orange juice and other items I keep on hand, it's both satisfying and swift."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (6.9 ounces) chicken-flavored rice mix
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups hot water
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen sliced carrots, thawed

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 399 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein .


  1. Set aside seasoning packet from rice mix. In a large skillet, cook rice mix in butter over medium heat until golden brown. Stir in the water, orange juice, garlic powder, ginger, cayenne if desired and contents of seasoning packet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Add chicken and carrots. Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange Chicken Supper in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p52

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

"Excellent! Loved the flavor and the whole family like it."

slye10001000 76930
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"This is awesome. All of the flavors go

together so perfectly."

a642483 131809
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"This was a delicious meal. It made plenty for my husband and I, but enjoyed it the next day for lunch. My co-workers were envious! Great recipe!"

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