Orange "Chicken" Glaze

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 82.6
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 195.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.3 g

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Like the stuff from Chinese Take-Outs Like the stuff from Chinese Take-Outs
Number of Servings: 12


    1 1/2 cups water
    2 tablespoons orange juice
    1/4 cup lemon juice
    1/3 cup rice vinegar (in a pinch you can sub 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar)
    2 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
    1 tbsp grated orange zest, or 1 tsp orange extract
    1 cup tightly packed brown sugar
    1/2 tsp freshly minces ginger root (or 1/4 tsp powdered)
    1 tsp minced garlic
    1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
    3 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp water to create a slurry


Mix all ingredients, except cornstarch slurry, in a sauce pan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. After it comes to a boil, reduce to a simmer and slowly add in the cornstarch mixture and continue to stir as it thickens. Lower heat to keep warm.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BETTYVEGGIE.

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This sauce is awesome!!! I made it exactly like the recipe said to and it came out great! I poured it over Morningstar "Chicken" Nuggets, rice and lots of veggies :) - 2/18/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! I grilled up some chicken and cut it up, served over brown rice with the sauce over the top. Even my 11 year old daughter loved it...a little spicy but delicious...not sure I could get 12 servings, we only got 4. Definately will make again! - 10/26/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I used half the amount of sugar but kept everything else the same. It lowered the calories and turned out great. It was slightly runny, but that made it easier to use less. It worked out to 40 calories for 12 servings. - 3/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made and poured over popcorn chicken premade delicious quick simple kids loved it served with healthy fried rice yum yum - 10/16/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Oh ya....this is heaven!! Paired my sauce with tempura style battered chicken over brown rice and sided with homemade egg drop soup and pot stickers. Hubby and kids really liked it too!! Will definitely make again and share with others!!!! - 9/7/08

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