Orange chicken has been my favorite for years. I used to order take-out, but with this easy homemade three-ingredient orange chicken, I can make my favorite any time. This is insanely easy to throw together and ready in a snap. For a filling meal, I like to serve this delicious orange chicken over rice with my favorite veggies on the side, such as broccoli and green peppers.
If you love orange chicken, then this recipe is a must! This is excellent for busy days and moms like me. It’s super delicious and always a huge hit. You can make this any time, all year round without a fuss!
2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
1 c. BBQ Sauce Sweet Baby Ray’s
1 c. Sweet Orange Marmalade Smucker’s
3-4 Chicken Breasts – we used 3
Oil We used vegetable oil
1 c. Flour/1 c. Cornstarch You can use both or any of the two
HOW TO MAKE 3-INGREDIENT ORANGE CHICKEN
Step 1: Place the marmalade, BBQ sauce, and soy sauce in a saucepan. Simmer for about 20 minutes over low heat, stirring often.
Step 2: In the meantime, slice the chicken into small cubes. Beat the eggs in a bowl and place the dry ingredients in another bowl.
Step 3: Dip each piece of chicken in the egg, then dredge in the cornstarch and flour. Do this for all the chicken pieces.
Step 4: In a frying pan, drizzle a little amount of oil and heat over medium-high. Add the chicken and fry for about 3 to 5 minutes per side or until completely browned and fully cooked. Transfer the cooked chicken to paper towels. Then, cook the rest of the chicken.
Step 5: To the sauce, add the chicken and toss to coat well.
Step 6: Serve this orange chicken over rice with your favorite veggies like broccoli and green peppers. Enjoy!