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Sweet Orange Chicken Recipe

Sweet Orange Chicken Recipe

Orange marmalade and tangy barbecue sauce make this a truly tasty dish.—Louise Gilbert, Quesnel, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • Hot cooked rice or rice noodles, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place flour in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat. Place in a 3-qt. slow cooker.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the orange marmalade, barbecue sauce, soy sauce and ginger; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until chicken juices run clear. Serve with rice or noodles if desired. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without rice or noodles) equals 379 calories, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 962 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.