Healthy Orange Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Healthy Orange Chicken

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Foodie: "To make the orange flavor less overpowering, I us…" Read More
11Ingredients
45Minutes
360Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cleaned + cut into 1 inch cubes)
  • 4 cups broccoli (steamed, or green beans)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger (or fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
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    NutritionView More

    360Calories
    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein59% DV30g
    Carbs12% DV37g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories360Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium180mg8%
    Potassium1110mg32%
    Protein30g59%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate37g12%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars27g54%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C270%
    Calcium8%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(95)

    Foodie 2 months ago
    To make the orange flavor less overpowering, I used a cup of OJ ( juice of one fresh and the rest bottled) and 1-1/4 cup chicken stock. Served with rice noodles and put some of the water in the sauce to help thicken. Added broccoli
    Anu 3 months ago
    It turned out pretty good. I loved it!
    Azka M. 3 months ago
    It just tastes like straight up orange juice on chicken with no other flavour.
    Mya Steinhauer 3 months ago
    My sauce didn’t turn out as orange as the sauce in the picture, but it was still delicious overall. The sauce also took longer to thicken than the directions stated.
    Anna ling 3 months ago
    Cooked the sauce like instructed never thickened at all. I even put a little flour hoping it would thicken but I was cooking the sauce for almost an hour so I was really disappointed with the recipe looks good but something might wrong in the instructions
    Kenzi Aref 4 months ago
    Great and low calorie
    Mary Jane Leonard 5 months ago
    Awesome fits my diet and I used brown rice and my picky daughter loved it
    Asmau Ibrahim 5 months ago
    It turned out great, though I made a little bit of change to it.
    Dulce Mercy 6 months ago
    Not as pictured. Too liquified. Very pale looking chicken.
    Grace Hogue 6 months ago
    My whole family loved this! We love spicy food so I added more pepper for taste.
    Jen 6 months ago
    This has become a fan favorite for all my kids. We love the flavor and the it is lower in calories.
    Jordyn Nelson 6 months ago
    Very yummy! We served over rice and broccoli and it was the perfect combo of tangy and sweet!
    Andrine Olsen 6 months ago
    Would have liked it to tast more freshly, it was good but the sauce should have been less sweet
    Colin Gol 7 months ago
    i liked it but i think i make it beeter
    Caroline Arens 7 months ago
    Excellent! Delicious... I added a little green onions and celery to the sauce
    Martinez 7 months ago
    used agave instead of honey but it carne it delicious
    Snelling 8 months ago
    Really good recipe! Husband loved it!
    Michelle T. 8 months ago
    My teen with the picky palate loved it! So light and yet so flavorful! Easy weeknight dish too!
    Zelda 9 months ago
    I added some marin, some cayenne pepper & a teaspoon of cornstarch - came out delicious! served over white basmati long grain non-GMO rice! was a hit, will make again!!
    Amber 9 months ago
    I ended up adding steamed carrot, zucchini and rice which definitely contributed to the dish. It wasn’t one of my favourite dishes and I felt like it lacked flavour.
    AIma 10 months ago
    Made this numerous times...always delicious. It did take some time for the sauce to thicken but totally worth the wait. I would actually like to try with boneless chicken thighs and maybe make it all in my insta pot. 👍🏼
    Tiffany Bellah a year ago
    Tonights dinner was derived from this recipe. I Instant-potted 3 large frozen chicken breasts and made the sauce on the stove and poured it over shredded cooked chicken. Served with white rice and steamed broccoli and sliced oranges. The kids liked it. We were out of cornstarch so... the flavorful sauce was sopped up with the steamed broccoli.
    Hitt a year ago
    It was delicous! The sauce is pretty strong, but great flavor. I would recommend serving over rice. :)
    Brenda a year ago
    It turned out taste-wise, very good. The sauce never did thicken for me, but nothing corn starch couldn’t fix. I made a little extra sauce because I wanted more veggies. Instead of broccoli, I used snow pea pods, yellow bell pepper & canned water chestnuts. Turned out great!
    james a year ago
    chicken was dry but sauce was tasty
    Shi Wells W. a year ago
    Great! made it in a pressure cooker, and it took a while to thicken but it tasted amazing!
    syd a year ago
    good, not as thick as i would have liked
    Turned out good.i would will make it again.
    Stocking a year ago
    Good! Definitely healthy
    Enedelia Sanchez a year ago
    I used fresh oranges, ginger and garlic. I added a little bit of sriracha to the sauce it was amazing!! Definitely would do this again!

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