Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
- 2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
- 1-1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
- 1-1/2 cups orange juice
- 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground mustard
- Chopped fresh parsley
- Combine curry powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper; rub over both sides of chicken. In a skillet, combine orange juice, rice, water, brown sugar, mustard and remaining salt. Add chicken pieces; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear, 20-25 minutes.
- Remove from the heat and let stand, covered, until all liquid has absorbed, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 317 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 562mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.
Feb 21, 2019
We really like the flavor of curry, so I had high hopes for this recipe. In our opinion, the orange juice trumped any other flavors! If I make it again, I would exchange chicken broth for the orange juice and probably add more curry powder.
Feb 8, 2019
Pretty easy, tasted great.
Feb 7, 2019
I have made this chicken dish for decades. It is important not to overcook it as the chicken will become dry. I use boneless, skinless breast halves. I tried it with tenders and they were too small and overcooked. Fresh orange juice is best and I have added the juice of a small lemon or lime several times. My husband does not care for citrus flavored proteins, so I make it when I have guests. It is good very gently re-heated in order to keep the chicken tender. Curry can be adjusted for personal preferences.
Jul 24, 2017
This orange chicken is a pleasant change of pace for chicken!!
Nov 18, 2015
Very good, easy and quick. I used Uncle Ben's quick long grain & wild rice.
Sep 6, 2015
I have been looking for this Uncle Ben's recipe AGAIN, for years!! yay!! We Love it too! I add extra S&B Curry & br. sugar and Pineapple chunks and whatever else we're in the mood for! Thanks!!
Jul 9, 2014
this is a quick and easy recipe too make. the only change i did was instead of using chicken breast, I used chicken tenders ... chicken is awesome :-)
Sep 10, 2013
I like this dish very much.
Aug 26, 2012
My wife has been making this for several years and is certainly a family favorite.
Aug 22, 2012
Whole family loved this!