Orange Chicken Recipe

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Orange Chicken
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chicken sauteed in butter and herbs with an orange juice based gravy.

Ingredients of Orange Chicken

  • 4 chicken breasts - skinned and de-boned
  • 2 large knobs of butter
  • 150 ml orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • Herbs like oregano, parsley, thyme, rosemary
  • 2 oranges/sweet limes for garnish
  • Salt and pepper
  • For the garlic bread:
  • 1 crusty French bread, you can use regular white bread too
  • 100 gm butter
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • Black pepper

How to Make Orange Chicken

  • 1.Saute the chicken in 1 knob of butter for 1 minute.
  • 2.Pour in juice. Simmer with chicken for about seven minutes until tender.
  • 3.Stir in herbs and finally whisk in the rest of the butter.
  • 4.Season well and garnish with orange/sweet lime segments just before serving.
  • For the garlic bread:
  • 1.Slice the bread on the diagonal, not quite through to the base at 1 inch intervals.
  • 2.Combine butter, garlic and pepper. Spread over each slice.
  • 3.Wrap in a foil and bake for 10 minutes in a very hot oven.
  • 4.Unwrap and continue baking to crisp surface before removing from oven. Serve hot.