Orange Chicken Almondine

Total Time
5 mins
25 mins

I remember this recipe from the country club that I waitressed at as a teenager. It was so yummy but easy to make, the sweet and tanginess of the sauce with the crunchy, toasted almonds is great for an anytime dish.

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  1. Marinate the chicken breasts with the Italian dressing overnight.
  2. Heat about 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and toast the almonds until they are golden brown; set aside.
  3. Heat another 2 tablespoons of oil in pan and sautee the chicken breasts until done; remove the chicken and set aside.
  4. In a bowl, mix together the chicken broth, orange juice, brown sugar, soy sauce and cornstarch.
  5. In the same pan used for sauteeing the chicken, put in the orange sauce mixture and cook until its a thick glaze consistency. Stir in the almonds.
  6. Add the chicken back to the orange sauce mixture to coat.
  7. Enjoy!