Orange Chicken

Sweet and tangy orange chicken can be on your dinner plate in 30 minutes.
Orange Chicken

 

Quick and easy recipes are the name of the game around here. There are times where I can spend a couple of hours on dinner but most days I try have dinner on the table in an hour from start to finish. If I can get a meal ready faster that’s even better.

This recipe for orange chicken takes about thirty minutes to prepare and contains ingredients I have on hand most of the time.

 

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Orange Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Micha M

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons oil
  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced or grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon Sriracha sauce (Asian hot sauce)

Instructions

  1. Stir together the cornstarch and salt
  2. Add chicken pieces to the cornstarch and coat each piece well.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Cook chicken until browned. Cooking in batches if necessary.
  5. Whisk together the orange juice, vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and sriracha.
  6. Pour sauce over browned chicken.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened to desired consistency.
  8. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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Comments

  1. I am all about quick and easy too! This looks delicious! Found you on the All My Bloggy Friends party!

  2. 30 minutes for a chicken dinner? This is right up my alley 🙂 I will be giving this a try very soon Micha!
    Thanks for sharing at Share Your Stuff Tuesdays!!

  3. My daughters love orange chicken! Thanks for the recipe!

  4. Just pinned this. Hopping from Marvelous Mondays link up.

  5. lovebakesgoodcakes says:

    With school starting soon, I need more easy meals! This sounds great, Micha 🙂

  6. Found your recipe on Pinterest, it looks delicious! =)
    Pinned!
    Im a new follower! =)

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