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Rating: 3.9/5 (29 votes cast)

Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Microwave
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine: Chinese
     Serving Size: 2 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 425
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 3g
Unsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 97mg
Sodium 68mg
Total Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A  3%Vitamin C  53%
Calcium  3%Iron  17%
Potassium  23%Vitamin E  2%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Orange Chicken

Recipe Tags: Poultry Recipes

Date Added: August 10, 2015


1 Chicken Breast Whole large
1/2 cup Rice Cooked
1/4 teaspoon Orange finely shredded peel
1 Ground Cinnamon dash
1/2 cup Orange Juice
1 1/2 teaspoons Cornstarch
2 tablespoons Walnuts broken meats
2 Cucumbers roses opt.)
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1. Halve chicken breast lengthwise.

2. Place one portion, boned side up, between two pieces of clear plastic wrap.

3. Working from the center to the edges, pound lightly with a meat mallet, forming a rectangle about 1/8-inch thick.

4. Remove plastic wrap. Sprinkle chicken with salt to taste.

5. Repeat with the remaining portion of chicken.

6. In a small bowl stir together cooked rice, shredded orange peel, and ground cinnamon.

7. Spoon half of the rice orange peel mixture atop one chicken breast portion, spreading it to within 1/4-inch of the edges.

8. Fold in sides, roll up jelly-roll style, starting with one end.

9. Repeat with the remaining rice-orange peel mixture and chicken portion.

10. Place chicken rolls, seam side down, in a shallow baking dish.

11. Cover with vented clear plastic wrap. Micro-cook the chicken rolls, covered, on 50% power for 7 to 8 minutes or till chicken is tender, rotating dish a half-turn after 4 minutes.

12. Transfer chicken rolls to a serving platter. For orange sauce, in a 1-cup measure stir together orange juice and cornstarch.

13. Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or till mixture is thickened and bubbly, stirring every 20 seconds.

14. Stir in broken walnut meats. Spoon the orange sauce atop the chicken rolls on the serving platter.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is very low-sodium with 68mg per serving

This recipe is high in Vitamin C with 53% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Tree Nuts, Gluten, MSG, Poultry, Rice, Corn, Walnuts, Fructose Malabsorption, Oranges, Cucumber allergies.
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