Mandarin Orange Chicken

READY IN: 4hrs 25mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

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

Top Review by tmsmiley2

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.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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. Remove the chicken from the bowl then discard marinade (shake off any excess marinade from the chicken).
  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. 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. 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. Add the chicken back to the skillet along with mandarin orange segments and toasted cashews; toss until heated through.
  7. Serve over rice.

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