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    Mandarin Orange Chicken

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 25 mins

    4 hrs

    25 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    The chicken breast may be sliced into thirds instead of cubes if desired This complete recipe may be doubled. Serve over cooked rice.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl mix together 3 tablespoons soy sauce, lemon juice, 1-2 teaspoon fresh minced garlic, 1/4 cup orange juice; add in the chicken cubes, toss to coat and refrigerate for 4-6 hours (no longer than 6 hours).
    2. 2
      Remove the chicken from the bowl then discard marinade (shake off any excess marinade from the chicken).
    3. 3
      Mix together flour and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, then add in the chicken cubes and toss to coat with the flour mixture.
    4. 4
      In a skillet heat butter with oil over medium heat; add in chicken cubes (in batches) and fry until the chicken is cooked through then remove to a plate or bowl.
    5. 5
      To the skillet add in hoisin sauce, 1/3 cup orange juice and green onion to the skillet and continue cooking over medium-low heat stirring with a wooden spoon to remove any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet .
    6. 6
      Add the chicken back to the skillet along with mandarin orange segments and toasted cashews; toss until heated through.
    7. 7
      Serve over rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 24, 2007

      25

      This recipe has potential, but it did not taste very authentic. If I make it again, I will omit the flour because it made the chicken a bit "mushy" and the sauce too thick.

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    • on April 24, 2007

      55

      Guess I'll be the first to rate this one. Kittencal, I've tried so many of your recipes (and have so many I need to rate!), and as usual this was wonderful. The sweet oranges, sauce, chicken, and cashews were an interesting combo. We ate it over rice and had broccoli on the side - a very filling meal! I made the recipe as written except used onion powder instead of green onions.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mandarin Orange Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (306 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 436.4
     
    Calories from Fat 158
    36%
    Total Fat 17.6 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 4.3 g
    21%
    Cholesterol 76.7 mg
    25%
    Sodium 1271.2 mg
    52%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.2 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 18.0 g
    72%
    Protein 33.3 g
    66%

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