Orange Onion Chicken Recipe

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Orange Onion Chicken Recipe
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Orange Onion Chicken Recipe

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Folks really enjoy this tasty chicken, It's a light, refreshing dinner that appeals to all palates.—Alcy Thorne, Los Molinos, California
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned

Directions

In a skillet, brown chicken in oil; drain. Add 1 cup water, orange juice, onion, broth and ginger. Cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear, 20-25 minutes. Remove chicken; keep warm.
Mix cornstarch with remaining water; stir into skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Add the orange sections and heat through. Serve over the chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange Onion Chicken in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 239 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/4 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1-1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  1. In a skillet, brown chicken in oil; drain. Add 1 cup water, orange juice, onion, broth and ginger. Cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear, 20-25 minutes. Remove chicken; keep warm.
  2. Mix cornstarch with remaining water; stir into skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Add the orange sections and heat through. Serve over the chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange Onion Chicken in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p44

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badgergirl User ID: 2400926 9952
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"This needs more orange flavor - the sauce is pretty bland."

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