Mandarin Orange Chicken Delight

Recipe by Two Socks
READY IN: 45mins




  • Make the sauce by combining reserved orange juice with honey, soy sauce, lemon juice,, and ginger in a small bowl.
  • Blend well and set aside.
  • Combine flour with salt and pepper in a shallow pie pan.
  • Set aside.
  • Trim off any fat and white veins from chicken breasts and slice each breast into about three strips.
  • Dry between double layers of paper towels.
  • Heat butter and oil in large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  • Coat all sides of chicken strips in seasoned flour and brown lightly in skillet.
  • Reserve browned pieces on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • When all chicken is browned, pour sauce into wok or skillet.
  • Place chicken in the sauce and turn to coat.
  • 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.
  • Turn several times during cooking to coat evenly with sauce.
  • Meanwhile, prepare rice.
  • When chicken is done, remove from heat and quickly stir in the Mandarin oranges.
  • Sprinkle with your chosen garnish and serve over rice.