4-Ingredient Orange Chicken Recipe Is Dinner Done in 20 Minutes by 30Seconds Food
Chicken nuggets are a family favorite – especially with the kiddos. This easy orange chicken recipe elevates those nuggets into a meal the whole family will enjoy. With four simple ingredients, it's the budget-friendly recipe you need.
The four ingredients are pantry staples: chicken nuggets, orange marmalade, barbecue sauce and soy sauce. Yep, these simple ingredients combine to make a family-pleasing dinner for any day of the week. You could use cooked chicken pieces that were baked or grilled for a healthier option.
Serve this crispy orange chicken recipe with rice for a complete meal. If you have time, make some crispy egg rolls or fried rice to go with it!
Cuisine: Asian / American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 15 minutes to cook chicken nuggets
Total Time: 15 to 20 minutes
- 5 - 6 cups frozen chicken nuggets, cooked according to package directions (from a family-size bag)
- 1 cup orange marmalade
- 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
Here's how to make it:
- Stir together the orange marmalade, barbecue sauce and soy sauce in a small saucepot. Warm over low heat until hot. (You could also microwave it.)
- Put the cooked chicken into a serving bowl. Add the heated sauce and toss to coat.
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