Why I Love This Recipe
Adapted from a recipe from the Southern Living Cook Off
Ingredients You'll Need
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.