Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken

Take a break from your predictable dinner recipes and make this Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken.  This nutritious chicken dinner is bursting with flavor!  It is sure to be a new family favorite.

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Healthy Chicken Dinner with Steamed Broccoli and Carrots

Dinnertime can get a little hectic after a long day.  Many nights I am totally unprepared and we have sandwiches for dinner.

To avoid these dinnertime failures, I keep Tyson® Fresh Chicken ready and in my refrigerator.  Then it is all about the sauce.  We like our chicken moist and drenched in a flavorful sauce or glaze. This way I could eat chicken every night without getting bored.

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This Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken will be making a regular appearance in my dinner rotation.  And with the help of Tyson Fresh Chicken I’ll be serving my family satisfying, flavorful and nutritious meals instead of boring sandwiches.

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Chicken Dinner

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Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Chicken Dinner

So pick up some Tyson Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts in the fresh meat section of your local grocer.  Then get started on this Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken.  It’s a quick and easy crowd-pleasing meal!

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Healthy Chicken Dinner with Steamed Broccoli and Carrots

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Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken
Servings: 2
Author: WonkyWonderful
Ingredients
Sticky Orange Ginger Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Orange Juice 2 oranges
  • Zest from 2 Oranges
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves - grated
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Ginger - peeled and grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
Chicken
  • 2 Tyson Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • Salt/Pepper
Instructions
Sauce
  1. Heat sugar and vinegar in a pot over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture is bubbling. (about 2 minutes)
  2. Reduce heat to medium/low. Add orange juice and zest. Heat for 3-4 minutes until liquid begins to simmer. Add grated garlic, ginger and salt.
  3. Continue to simmer while stirring frequently. Remove from heat once sauce is syrupy and thickened. (about 10 minutes) Set aside.
Chicken
  1. Using a non-stick pan; heat cooking oil over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  2. Pat dry chicken breasts and lightly coat with salt and pepper.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and place chicken breasts into pan.
  4. Cook chicken 5 minutes, flip and cook for 5-7 more minutes.*
  5. Add sauce to pan. Cook for 6-8 more minutes while spooning sauce over chicken.
  6. Once chicken is cooked through, remove from heat.
  7. Serve with fresh steamed vegetables. Spoon pan sauce over chicken and vegetables.
Recipe Notes
*Cooking time varies depending on thickness of chicken breasts.
Double this recipe for a family of four. Sauce will require additional cooking time when doubled.

Note: Chicken must be cooked to an internal temperature of 170 degrees for boneless products and 180 degrees for bone in chicken products.

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Healthy Chicken Dinner with Steamed Broccoli and Carrots

Goodbye sandwiches for dinner . . . Hello Delicious!

Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe : Healthy Chicken Dinner with Steamed Broccoli and Carrots

 

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Comments

  1. MaryB says:

    I’ve been wanting to try Chinese Lemon Chicken but this orange version sounds delicious!

  2. Lisa W says:

    I’ve been wanting to make Ginger chicken for a while.

  3. Sounds like one terrific sauce!!! My family would love your chicken dish!

  4. Orange chicken is my daughter’s favorite! Can’t wait to make this for her. 🙂

  5. heather says:

    One recipe that I have to try soon is cilantro chicken marinade it sounds so good.

  6. I bet the orange + ginger is an outstanding combination. Great date night meal!

  7. You just solved dinner for me – thank you!

  8. I’m always looking for new ideas to cook chicken and love the orange ginger combo! Must try it soon!

  9. This looks like a perfect weeknight dinner now that I’m going back to school! Yum!

  10. Natalie Yarbrough says:

    I love to make my chicken wild rice soup recipe for guests. It is always a hit.

  11. Natalie+Yarbrough says:

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  12. Linda Kujaca. says:

    My favorite crowd-pleasing dinner is lasagna or a baked pasta dish.

  13. courtney b says:

    my favorites are chicken fettuchini and chicken marsala. 🙂 or a good big greek chicken salad !:) thank you!!!

  14. courtney+b says:
  15. amy pugmire says:

    I love orange chicken and rice.

  16. amy+pugmire says:

    chicken fried rice is a fav too. I have to try your recipe for the orange chicken.

  17. amy+pugmire says:
  18. Nicole says:

    My favorite crowd pleasing dinner that brings everyone in my family to the table every time without hesitation is my spicy chicken tacos.

  19. Nicole says:
  20. Vincent says:

    We like to marinate chicken, then put it on skewers with onions, tomatoes, bell peppers and pineapple and put it on the grill, then serve over rice. It’s easy and everyone likes is.

  21. Vincent says:
  22. D Schmidt says:

    My family love sweet and sour chicken stir fry, its easy and delicious.

  23. D+Schmidt says:
  24. Katherine says:

    I want to try a Chicken Cordon BLeu recipe

  25. Katherine says:
  26. I love a chicken fajita recipe I gathered from the food network years ago!

  27. Ashley Hewell says:

    I like chicken parm.

  28. One chicken recipe I’ve been seeing a lot of variations for lately and have been wanting to try is pulled chicken. Most of the recipes involve the slow cooker, which I’m all in favor of.

    We eat a lot of chicken, because it’s easy on the budget and there are so many different ways to prepare it. Thanks for this new take on boneless chicken breasts; I’m thinking it will go over well here, especially with rice on the side for any extra sauce.

  29. I tweeted about your Sticky Orange Ginger Chicken recipe and the Tyson-sponsored giveaway:
    https://twitter.com/NotherAnneOther/status/514461634547310593

  30. Deb Anderson says:

    We love chicken fajitas. So quick and easy to prepare, then we sit down with the fixings and create our own just the way we like it. Yum!

  31. Angel Jacklyn says:
  32. Angel+Jacklyn says:

    I’D LIKE TO TRY A SWEET ‘N SOUR CHICKEN RECIPE IF I COULD FIND ONE, THANKS FOR THE ENTRIES

  33. Susan Smith says:

    My family loves my Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo recipe

  34. Susan Smith says:
  35. My crowd pleasing meal is usually lasagna!

  36. Erica Best says:

    I want to make chicken marsala

  37. Erica+Best says:
  38. Sonya Morris says:

    Looks delicious! My favorite meal to fix that my family loves is a roast with vegetables.

  39. Sonya+Morris says:
  40. Sarah L says:

    My favorite chicken recipe is stir fry.
    Thanks for the contest.

  41. Sarah+L says:
  42. Annette says:

    My favorite crowd-pleasing dinner is chicken gumbo.

  43. Annette says:
  44. Tabathia B says:

    baked spaghetti casserole

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  45. Tabathia+B says:
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  47. Betty C says:

    One of our favorite recipes for a group is chicken chili.

  48. Betty+C says:
  49. Debbie B says:

    i love chicken & dumplings!

  50. Debbie+B says:

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