Easy Orange Chicken


This one has a tasty sauce and should be tried by many! This is a healthier and easier version then the popular version that we all know and love. It was super easy and could be done in a school week dinner.

Cook Time: 20 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Calories: 224

Orange Chicken Sauce:

2 tsp Orange zest
1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
3 tbsp Soy sauce or Tamari
1/2-tsp Chili-garlic paste
2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 Tbls Cornstarch


2 Lbs Boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 2’ cubes
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a large bowl toss chicken breast pieces with salt and olive oil and arrange on a baking sheet. Bake chicken cubes for 20 minutes on center rack until cooked through.

  2. While chicken is baking prepare a sauce. In a small bowl form a slurry by combining cornstarch with water until fulling incorporated. In a small saucepan add all ingredients, including prepared slurry, and bring to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 3-5 minutes, until sauce has thickened.

  3. Once chicken is done pour the orange sauce over the chicken and toss until chicken is fully coated. Serve warm over white rice or cauliower rice. Enjoy!

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