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Spiced Orange Chicken

Orange juice along with zesty herbs and spices dress up this chicken that's especially nice served over rice. Carolyn Grasse-Bachman of Lancaster, Pennsylvania serves the flavorful dish often at her house.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups orange juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 6 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  • Place chicken in a large nonstick skillet; add 1 cup of orange juice. Sprinkle with the seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20--25 minutes or until the chicken juices run clear. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  • Combine cornstarch, water and remaining orange juice until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over chicken and rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 381 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 272mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fruit.
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  • JenandBry
    Jan 29, 2015

    I was looking for a more sweet Orange Chicken. This is somewhat bitter and over spiced.

  • BakinGymnast
    May 10, 2011

    It was okay, but it didn't really have any amazing flavor.

  • Gwenah
    Jun 1, 2007

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