Author: Simple Foodie

Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken

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Servings: 4

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Orange Chicken Recipe. Crispy skin, juicy chicken, all with a citrus touch. A great weeknight meal for the family.


chicken 1 cut into pieces
lemon 1 juiced
salt 1 1/2 tsps
black pepper 1/4 tsp
cinnamon 1/2 tsp
unsalted butter 2 Tbsps
olive oil 2 Tbsps
orange juice 2 cups
oregano (dried) 1/4 tsp


  1. Place the chicken pieces in a baking dish. Pour lemon juice over the chicken and sprinkle with the salt, black pepper, and cinnamon. Cover and place in the refrigerator for a 1/2 hour.
  2. In a large sauté pan heat the olive oil over high heat. Add the butter.
  3. Add the chicken pieces skin side down. Brown the chicken for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Flip the chicken pieces over and pour in the orange juice and add the oregano.
  5. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer.
  6. Cover and cook for 45 minutes.