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Orange Chicken


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Serves 2 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 30

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
3 tablespoons ketchup
1/4 heaping teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup uncooked rice
1/4 cup chopped green onion


Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and sauté 4-5 minutes, turning once.



Combine fruit juices in a large bowl. Stir together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon juice mixture until smooth; set aside.



Stir soy sauce and next 6 ingredients into remaining juice mixture; pour over chicken. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, turning chicken after 10 minutes.



Prepare rice according to package directions. Keep warm.



Uncover chicken, and stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until sauce thickens.



Spoon rice onto a serving platter, top with chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with green onions.


Pairs Well With


Notes

Adapted from a recipe from the Southern Living Cook Off

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