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Orange Chicken Supper

"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


  • 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


  • 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.
  • Add chicken and carrots. Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 399 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 847mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.

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    Apr 27, 2020

    This is one of the first recipes I made from the TOH magazine. It has been always one of my favorites.

  • laecci
    Jul 13, 2016

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  • astarzynski
    Mar 8, 2015

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

  • slye10001000
    Jul 20, 2011

    This is awesome. All of the flavors gotogether so perfectly.

  • a642483
    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!

  • skymom747
    Jun 15, 2009

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