Orange Almond Chicken

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by BecR2400

From 'World Wide Recipes'.

Top Review by h8stocook

I didn't add the dash of cloves which I didn't think would make a big difference, but this didn't have as much flavor as I was hoping for. Also, the batter on the chicken didn't stick well so when I put it in with the sauce to simmer, most of it came off and the chicken was no longer crispy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with mixture of salt, pepper, ginger and flour.
  2. Slowly fry chicken in butter until both sides are brown; remove from frypan and set aside.
  3. Add almonds to frypan and saute until golden brown.
  4. Drain mandarin oranges, reserving juice.
  5. Add oranges, sugar, ground cloves, lemon juice and beef stock to almonds.
  6. Simmer until liquid is reduced by one half.
  7. Blend cornstarch with mandarin orange juce and stir into almond sauce. Continue to cook until thickened.
  8. Add chicken to sauce. Cover and simmer 15-20 minutes or until done. Serve over bed of white or brown rice.

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