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Chicken in Mandarin Orange Syrup

Make room for a mouthwatering dinner. This Mandarin Orange dish is bursting with flavor.  It's a yummy sweet and sour chicken, exotic and tasty enough to please everybody!

Chicken in Mandarin Orange Syrup


For 4 people

  • 2 teaspoon(s) dark sesame oil
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, undrained
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped green onions
  • 1/10 cup(s) finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 teaspoon(s) bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup(s) fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon(s) low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2/3 tablespoon(s) cornstarch


Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. While chicken cooks, drain oranges in a colander over a bowl, reserving 2 tbsp. liquid. Add oranges,2 tbsp. liquid, onions, jalapeno, and garlic to pan. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Combine broth, soy sauce, and cornstarch; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
Serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 6 tbsp. sauce

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 218.46 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 0.76g
  • Sodium (mg): 582.88mg
  • Carbs: 8.96g
  • Fat: 4.29g
  • Saturated fat (g): 0.33g
  • Proteins: 35.43g