Skillet Orange Chicken Recipe

Skillet Orange Chicken Recipe

How To Make Skillet Orange Chicken

Skip the takeout and try this easy to make skillet orange chicken that comes with an addicting crisp, and sweet and tangy sauce, in just 30 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2chicken breasts,boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3tbspcornstarch
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 2tbspcanola oil,or vegetable oil

For Orange Chicken Sauce:

  • ½cuporange marmalade
  • ½cuporange juice,unsweetened
  • cupsoy sauce
  • 1tbspwhite vinegar
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • 1tspginger,minced
  • 1pinchred pepper flakes
  • cupchicken broth,low sodium
  • 2tbspcornstarch


  1. Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl and add 3 tablespoons cornstarch, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat.

  2. Heat a large pan over high heat and add oil. You can add more oil if needed to coat the bottom of your pan.

  3. Add chicken to the pan and cook over high heat, turning once for about 2 minutes per side until browned.

  4. To make the orange chicken sauce, whisk together the marmalade, juice, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes, chicken broth, and 2 tablespoons cornstarch.

  5. Once the chicken is browned, reduce the heat to medium and add the sauce. Cook and stir until sauce has thickened and chicken is cooked through in a minimum of 165 degrees F for about 10 minutes.

  6. Serve over rice as desired.


  • Calories: 383.04kcal
  • Fat: 15.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.79g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.07g
  • Fiber: 0.68g
  • Sugar: 27.03g
  • Protein: 20.81g
  • Cholesterol: 56.28mg
  • Sodium: 1274.59mg
  • Calcium: 38.37mg
  • Potassium: 389.53mg
  • Iron: 1.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 25.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.71mg
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