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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.8
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,145.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 24.9 g

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MAKEOVER: Chinese Orange Chicken (by HUSKERNURSE)

Submitted by: HUSKERNURSE

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A Healthier version of restaurant style Chinese Orange Chicken A Healthier version of restaurant style Chinese Orange Chicken
Number of Servings: 4



    1 lb Skinless Boneless Chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
    4 Tablespoons Flour
    Salt and Pepper
    1 Tablespoon Vegetable or Canola Oil

    Steamed Broccoli
    Whole Wheat Noodles

    Orange Sauce
    (Depending on your tastes, this probably makes way more sauce than you will need for this recipe)
    1/3 Cup Orange Juice
    ˝ Cup Rice Wine Vinegar (Must be rice wine and not regular white vinegar)
    ˝ Cup White Sugar
    2.5 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
    1 Tablespoon Orange or Lemon Zest (I use lemon)
    ˝ Tablespoon Toasted Sesame Oil
    2 Teaspoons Corn Starch
    1 Tablespoon Red Pepper flakes (more or less depending on your preference for heat)


Makes 4 4oz servings

Add flour, salt and pepper to a medium ziplock bag. Add chicken and toss until all chicken pieces are evenly coated. Heat oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Add chicken pieces and cook for 3 minutes until browned on one side and then turn over and cook another 3 minutes until cooked through. Turn heat down to very low and add enough sauce to fit your tastes. I serve mine over broccoli and whole wheat spaghetti.

For Orange sauce -
Mix corn starch into orange juice until lumps are gone. Add orange juice mixture and rest of the ingredients together in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and cook until sauce thickens and coats the back of a spoon – about five minutes. If it doesn’t get thick, then add a little more cornstarch mixed in water. Set aside.

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