Crispy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice

Amazingly Easy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice

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Crispy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice

Crispy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice

Tonia Bloom
Semi homemade orange chicken that comes together in 30 minutes is almost as good as your favorite takeout. If you want to reduce the sodium than choose Foster Farms®Popcorn Chicken. However, you will need to also reduce the Fiber by 2 grams.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Diet Blue, Low Fat
Servings 4
Cost $2.24/serving
Sodium 697 mg

Ingredients
  

  • 16 ounces Frozen Popcorn Chicken such as Tyson®Any'tizers
  • 1 tablespoon Canola Oil
  • 1 cup Carrots thinly sliced
  • ½ teaspoon Chopped Garlic (jar)
  • 1 cup Low Sugar Orange Juice no pulp
  • cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 cups Instant Brown Rice

Instructions
 

Cook the Rice

  • Prepare the rice according to package directions without salt or butter.

Cook the Chicken

  • Bake the popcorn chicken according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrots; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in orange juice, hoisin sauce, sugar, and cayenne pepper. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 5-6 minutes or until thickened. Stir frequently.
    Add cooked chicken to skillet and toss to coat.
    Crispy Orange Chicken

Plate and Serve

  • Divide prepared rice evenly between 6 plates. Top each plate with approximately 2½ ounces of the chicken mixture. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
Crispy Orange Chicken with Brown Rice
Amount per Serving
Calories
356
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
22
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
697
mg
30
%
Carbohydrates
 
54
g
21
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
11
g
12
%
Protein
 
16
g
32
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Chicken Recipes, Dinner Recipes, Heart Healthy, Meal Prep Recipes, Quick Dishes
Food Groups ***Meat = 1.5 servings, Grains = 1.5 servings
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