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    Chicken in Orange Sauce

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    Nasseh's Note:

    This recipe originates from Israel. The times shown does not list 1 hour marinating time.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix the together the first 6 ingredients then smear all over the chicken pieces. Marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
    2. 2
      Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
    3. 3
      Place the chicken with marinade in one layer on a baking pan. Pour another 3/4 cup of orange juice over the chicken. Roast in the oven for 15 minutes, basting occasionally with the juice.
    4. 4
      Stir the brown sugar in the juice mixture. Turn the chicken over & continue to roasting & basting until the chicken is tender. (around 15 minutes).
    5. 5
      Place the chicken into a shallow serving bowl & cover to keep warm.
    6. 6
      Pour the pan juices into a saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil & let the juice reduce to a thick sauce, stirring occasionally.
    7. 7
      Spoon part of the sauce over the chicken. Pour the rest into a sauceboat to be used at the table.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 30, 2011

      55

      Very moist and juicy! Not what I'm used to for orange chicken (the type from the chinese take out) but so much better! Also much healthier. I love that this wasn't breaded and then coated with a thick sauce. Thanks so much for sharing your delicious recipe.

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    • on September 03, 2009

      55

      This is good. DD (toddler) and I liked it a lot served with Basmati rice and salad greens. I used regular mustard as we don't like hot spicy food, sea salt for the salt and freshly ground black pepper. Made for Ramadan Tag.

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    • on January 31, 2009

      55

      Warning! This chicken is EXTREMELY moist! I didn't even marinate before baking, just added the ingredients and put it straight into the oven. The sauce (or glaze), which is made up of mustard (we used a combo of yellow and spicy brown), OJ, and onion (we used dried) creates a wonderful and very flavorful sauce that during dinner, we pondered having this over a bed of salad greens and the sauce as dressing... and that's exactly how we'll serve it next time. Perhaps add some dried cranberries in there too. :)Thanks Nasseh, for posting such a simple and versatile recipe that produces a VERY tender & VERY moist chicken! We love it!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken in Orange Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (329 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 407.8
     
    Calories from Fat 116
    28%
    Total Fat 12.9 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 145.2 mg
    48%
    Sodium 470.6 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 21.5 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 19.1 g
    76%
    Protein 49.0 g
    98%

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