Mandarin Orange Chicken Delight

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Two Socks

This is a light and easy chicken dish with a brightly-flavored sauce of Mandarin orange juice, lemon juice, soy sauce, and honey. The chicken is then served with the oranges and topped with slivered almonds and chow mein noodles on a bed of rice. The whole thing takes about 15 minutes to prepare and about 30 minutes to cook, so long as you defrosted the chicken ahead of time. Enjoy!

Top Review by Ruth F.

Thank you for sharing. So easy, so tasty, forgot the almonds at the end, but was loved by all :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Make the sauce by combining reserved orange juice with honey, soy sauce, lemon juice,, and ginger in a small bowl.
  2. Blend well and set aside.
  3. Combine flour with salt and pepper in a shallow pie pan.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Trim off any fat and white veins from chicken breasts and slice each breast into about three strips.
  6. Dry between double layers of paper towels.
  7. Heat butter and oil in large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  8. Coat all sides of chicken strips in seasoned flour and brown lightly in skillet.
  9. Reserve browned pieces on a plate lined with paper towels.
  10. When all chicken is browned, pour sauce into wok or skillet.
  11. Place chicken in the sauce and turn to coat.
  12. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is tender and white throughout and sauce begins to caramelize on the chicken.
  13. Turn several times during cooking to coat evenly with sauce.
  14. Meanwhile, prepare rice.
  15. When chicken is done, remove from heat and quickly stir in the Mandarin oranges.
  16. Sprinkle with your chosen garnish and serve over rice.

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