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Orange Chicken Stir-Fry



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 30 mins (15m prep + 15m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Chinese with orange

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a bowl, combine the orange zest, orange juice, soy sauce, and honey. Set aside.
  2. 2.Heat vegetable oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat.
  3. 3.Add the chicken strips and cook until browned and cooked through, about 5-6 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. 4.In the same pan, add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  5. 5.Add bell peppers and broccoli florets. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until crisp-tender.
  6. 6.Return the cooked chicken to the pan and pour in the orange sauce mixture.
  7. 7.In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water to make a slurry. Add the slurry to the pan and stir well to thicken the sauce.
  8. 8.Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  9. 9.Garnish with sliced green onions and serve hot with steamed rice or noodles.
  10. 10.Enjoy your delicious Orange Chicken Stir-Fry!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick of heat, add some red pepper flakes or sriracha sauce.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize your stir-fry by adding your favorite vegetables like snap peas, carrots, or mushrooms.
  • chevron_rightTo make it gluten-free, use tamari instead of soy sauce.
  • chevron_rightServe with steamed rice or noodles for a complete meal.