orange chicken

By larry A

Ingredients
  • 4boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • 1/4tsp salt

  • 1/4tsp black pepper

  • 1/3cup white all purpose flour (about 1 1/2 ounces)

  • 2tsp olive oil

  • 2tsp unsalted butter

  • 1/2cup white wine

  • 1/2cup orange juice (about 2 oranges)

Directions
  1. Arrange chicken between 2 layers of plastic wrap.

  2. Using a meat mallet or rolling pin, pound to 1/2 inch thickness.

  3. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper and coat with flour.

  4. Combine oil and butter in a frying pan and heat over medium heat.

  5. Lay chicken in pan and cook 4 minutes per side.

  6. Take chicken out of pan and slice into thin pieces.

  7. Pour wine and orange juice into same pan and cook about 4 minutes or until sauce reduces and becomes thick.

  8. Spoon over top of chicken.

  9. Additional Information

  10. This works great over duck or beef.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Nutrition Facts
Makes 4servings
Serving Size
1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237.6
Total Carbs 11.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Total Fat 5.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 3.8 g
Potassium 382.8 mg
Protein 27.7 g
Sodium 252.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat
1/2 Starch
3 1/2 Very Lean Meat

chicken/poultry

9 replies

jmesezs0
jmesezs0 2010-07-28 14:06:31 -0500 Report

A quick & easy alternative for orange chicken… I use SF orange marmalade [in the jelly section]

gregsteele
gregsteele 2010-06-11 08:15:50 -0500 Report

This will be on my menu very soon we all love stir fry here and orange just sounds all the better only downfall for me is since i regularly go low i will need to supplement the carbs as my cde wants me to have about 65 grams per meal love to all GREG

lindy d
lindy d 2010-06-09 23:41:03 -0500 Report

I will definitly try this because we love stir fry and I really like orange chicken.

Happy Barb
Happy Barb 2010-06-09 13:08:19 -0500 Report

I'm taking this receipe on a camping trip and I'm excited because it's something everyone can eat. I'll tell you about it when I get back.