Mandarin Chicken Bites

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


15 servings

Updated: Jan. 01, 2018
Instead of a big Christmas meal, our family enjoys nibbling on an all-day appetizer buffet. Each year we present tempting new dishes alongside our favorites. This is one of those tried-and-true dishes that's a "must." —Susannah Yinger, Canal Winchester, Ohio
Mandarin Chicken Bites Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and turn to coat.
  2. In a skillet, brown chicken in butter until no longer pink. In a small saucepan, combine the oranges, marmalade and tarragon; bring to a boil. Pour over chicken; stir gently to coat. Serve warm, with toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 124 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.