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Healthy Orange Chicken

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Healthy Orange Chicken
2011-03-30 Main Dish
4.8 106

Chicken breast cubes are cooked with a variety of vegetables--onion, sweet orange pepper, water chestnuts, and broccoli--in a thickened orange juice sauce flavored with curry powder, ginger and cumin.

  • Servings: 4-6


2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Large Onion Thinly Sliced
1 lb Chicken Breast, cubed
1 Tbsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Curry Powder
½ tsp Salt
½ tsp Ground Ginger
½ tsp Cumin
2 cups Orange Juice
1 Orange-colored Bell Pepper, chopped
1 can sliced Water Chestnuts
3 cups Broccoli Florets
Zest of One Orange
Rice or Noodles, if desired


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and onions. Lightly saute onions then add the chicken breast cubes. Cook until chicken is browned. Stir cornstarch, curry powder, salt, ginger, and cumin into the chicken mixture. Add orange juice; cook until thickened and bubbly. Add vegetables. Cook until veggies are tender-crisp. Add orange zest. Stir thoroughly. Serve over rice or noodles, if desired.

Helpful Tips:

May need to adjust stovetop temp, if cooking too hot.