How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home {LOW CALORIE}

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

Learn how to make orange chicken recipes at home to save money, calories, and time. This low calorie recipe orange chicken is only 313 calories, and can be made in just 30 minutes.

Make your own orange chicken recipe at home with this easy how to guide, low calorie orange sauce for chicken recipe, printable recipe card, and even a shopping list for homemade orange chicken.

how to make orange chicken recipes at home

This easy recipe for orange chicken will quickly become one of your favorite weeknight meals. Chicken with orange sauce recipe is easy, and quick to make. And unlike takeout, low in calories, fat, sugar, and carbohydrates.

To make this chicken in orange sauce recipe easy, we’ve included a shopping list, printable recipe guide, nutritional label, and more.

Learn how to make orange chicken recipes for under 350 calories below…

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

Now you can make Chinese chicken recipes quickly and easily from the comfort of your own home.

This easy orange chicken recipe is a crowd pleaser! Make this orange chicken easy recipe for a weeknight meals, dinner parties, or anytime you have a craving for Chinese orange chicken recipe.

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

Along with a guide on how to make orange chicken recipes, you will find a low-calorie orange chicken sauce recipe, printable recipe card, nutritional label, and more.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Orange Chicken Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Orange Chicken
  • Homemade Orange Chicken Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Orange Chicken

Everything you need to make home made orange chicken can be found below.

From an all natural orange chicken sauce recipe, to the best orange chicken recipe card, orange chicken ingredients in a shopping list form, and even a nutritional list for calories in this orange chicken recipe can be found in the sections below.

Up next, you’ll find a shopping list for these low calorie orange chicken recipes…

Orange Chicken Ingredients

We kept the orange chicken ingredients simple and all natural, so you can make this low calorie orange chicken marinade, and simple orange chicken recipe low in calories and easy to make.

This orange sauce recipe for chicken is easy to make, and has no weird ingredients. You can find all of the orange chicken ingredients at your local grocery store.

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

We made this orange chicken recipe easy, with this shopping list below. I recommend taking a screenshot on your phone, so you have it at your fingertips the next time you’re at the grocery store.

Shopping List for Homemade Orange Chicken:

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Sesame oil
  • Oranges
  • Chicken broth
  • Soy sauce or Tamari
  • Honey
  • Garlic
  • Fresh ginger 
  • Pepper

You can make low calorie Chinese recipes with chicken with just a few modifications. In this how to make orange chicken recipe, you’ll learn how to make the most popular Chinese chicken recipes healthy and delicious.

If you’re looking for more Chinese chicken recipes, see below in the “What To Read Next” section, we have several more delicious, low-calorie chicken Chinese recipes for you to choose from.

Now that you have your shopping list for this orange chicken recipe, let’s discuss how to make a low-calorie orange chicken sauce…

How to Make Orange Chicken

In this section, you’ll learn how to make orange chicken sauce at home, for less money and fewer calories than takeout.

This chicken recipe Chinese dish will quickly become one of your favorite weeknight meals. And you can cook this in under 30 minutes!

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

This section will teach you how to make orange chicken recipes at home, you can also find the how-to guide in the shareable recipe card below.

How to Make Orange Chicken:

  1. In a large pan, heat sesame oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook the chicken until browned and cooked though, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the orange sauce mixture in a medium bowl.
  4. Once cooked, move the chicken to a plate, and pour the sauce into the pan.
  5. Bring the sauce mixture to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir often to avoid burning.
  6. Once the sauce is thickened and coats the back of a spoon, add the cooked chicken to the pan and mix together to coat the chicken in orange sauce.

In the next section, we will combine all of the measurements, directions, nutrition, and more for this orange chicken Chinese recipe.

The shareable recipe card below for how to make orange chicken recipes at home is a great way to share this delicious homemade recipe with your friends.

Add it to your Pinterest boards, or email to a friend…

Homemade Orange Chicken Recipe

This homemade orange chicken recipe is easy, fast, low-calorie, and delicious!

Save time and money, skip the takeout and make this low calorie Chinese chicken recipe at home.

how to make orange chicken recipes at home

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

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This low calorie recipe for orange chicken is easy and delicious.
We skip the frying to save 100's of calories, without sacrificing flavor.
Learn how to make orange chicken recipes at home. It's faster than take out, healthier, and cheaper to make!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 313 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

Orange Chicken Sauce:

  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a large pan, heat sesame oil over medium heat.
  • Cook the chicken until browned and cooked though, about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the orange sauce mixture in a medium bowl.
  • Once cooked, move the chicken to a plate, and pour the sauce into the pan.
  • Bring the sauce mixture to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 10 minutes. Stir often to avoid burning.
  • Once the sauce is thickened and coats the back of a spoon, add the cooked chicken to the pan and mix together to coat the chicken in orange sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 313kcalCarbohydrates: 25.1gProtein: 35.3gFat: 8.2gSaturated Fat: 1.8gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 1022mgPotassium: 461mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 18.5gCalcium: 27mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Main Course
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Up next, find out the nutrition and calories for orange chicken recipes…

Nutrition and Calories in Orange Chicken

Not all orange chicken recipes are made the same, this low calorie version has cut hundreds of calories from the original recipe.

So, if you’re looking for a low-calorie recipe for orange chicken, be sure to see the recipe card above!

How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home

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3 thoughts on “How to Make Orange Chicken Recipes at Home {LOW CALORIE}”

  1. audreyleejohns

    Different elevations can change such things. Try adding 1 tablespoon cornstarch.

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