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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[email protected] User ID: 3864962 222326
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2015

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

slye10001000 User ID: 5787172 76930
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2011

"This is awesome. All of the flavors go

together so perfectly."

a642483 User ID: 3027293 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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