Orange Chicken

This is the Orange Chicken recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 35 min - 40 min
Yields 6 servings
orange chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 6 large chicken breasts, skin-on bone-in
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) grated orange peel
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) pepper
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 35 % cream
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) slivered almonds toasted
  • Orange slices

Preparation

In large non-stick skillet melt butter and olive oil over medium heat. Brown chicken well on both sides. Remove from pan; set aside. Add onion to skillet; cook until it is softened.

Meanwhile grate orange; reserve peel. Squeeze juice from half of orange, cut remaining half into slices; set aside.

Return chicken to pan with wine, orange juice, peel, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 30 min, removing lid halfway through cooking time.

Add cream, bring to a boil and cook for 3 to 5 min until thickened. Garnish with almonds and orange slices.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 532 Calories
Protein: 40 g
Carbohydrate: 9 g
Fat: 37 g
Fibre: 1 g
Sodium: 532 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 6 % / 66 mg
Niacin: 114 % / 26 mg
Vitamin B6: 49 % / 0.9 mg
Magnesium: 25 % / 62 mg
Vitamin B12: 26 % / 0.5 mcg