Easy Orange Chicken

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Bake:
20 mins 350°F
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Easy Orange Chicken

Ingredients
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
teaspoon chili powder
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
6
medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/2 pounds)
2
tablespoons cooking oil
1
teaspoon sugar (optional)*
 
Hot cooked rice (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large plastic bag, combine flour, salt, curry powder, garlic powder, and pepper; add chicken and shake to coat, reserving any extra flour mixture. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the chicken breasts and cook about 5 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once. Transfer chicken to a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Repeat with remaining chicken and oil. Stir any remaining flour mixture into pan drippings in skillet. Remove from heat.
  2. Squeeze juice from oranges (should have 1 cup). Stir juice into flour mixture in skillet; stir until smooth. Pour juice mixture over chicken.
  3. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

*Note:

If oranges are not sweet, add 1 teaspoon sugar to orange juice before adding to skillet.

Nutrition Facts

(Easy Orange Chicken)
    Per serving:
  • 202 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 66 mg chol.,
  • 256 mg sodium,
  • 8 g carb.,
  • 27 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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