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the final dish in a bowl

Super Easy Orange Chicken


  • Author: April Anderson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

This easy orange chicken recipe only has five ingredients and takes 20 minutes to make. The secret is using shortcuts to make it. When it’s done, you have a bowl of orange chicken that’s delicious served over rice with a veggie.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 pound frozen popcorn chicken
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce (I like Stubb’s Original)
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

Instructions

  1. Bake the popcorn chicken according to the package directions.
  2. While the chicken bakes, make the sauce. Combine the BBQ sauce, marmalade, soy sauce, and rice vinegar in a saucepan. Heat it over medium heat and once it starts to bubble keep it on low until the chicken is done.
  3. Once the chicken is done baking, place it in a heat-proof bowl. Pour the sauce over the top and toss to coat the chicken. Serve with rice and veggies!
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 434
  • Sugar: 38.7g
  • Sodium: 1264.6mg
  • Fat: 12.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.6g
  • Fiber: 0.8g
  • Protein: 20.4g
  • Cholesterol: 46.7mg

Keywords: easy orange chicken