Sweet Chili & Orange Chicken Recipe
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Sweet Chili & Orange Chicken Recipe

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My husband loves this simple chicken dish so much he often requests it when he comes home from deployment. The sweet chili sauce adds just the right amount of heat to the bright, citrusy sauce. —Jessica Eastman, Bremerton, WA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • Hot cooked jasmine or other rice
  • Minced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup chicken mixture: 309 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 1014mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. Toss chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat; stir-fry chicken until no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  2. Add chili sauce and juice concentrate to skillet; cook and stir until heated through. Stir in chicken. Serve with rice; sprinkle with basil. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Chili and Orange Chicken in Simple & Delicious December/January 2017

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Dinah66 User ID: 4558177 263224
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2017

"Fantastic recipe. Quite spicy, but it may have been the chili sauce I used. So easy and so very good."

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