4-Ingredient Orange Chicken Recipe Makes Everyone Happy in 20 Minutes by 30Seconds Food

4-Ingredient Orange Chicken Recipe Makes Everyone Happy in 20 Minutes

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.

Serve this crispy orange chicken recipe with rice for a complete meal. If you have time, make some crispy egg rolls 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
Servings: 4


Here's how to make it:

  1. 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.)
  2. Put the cooked chicken into a serving bowl. Add the heated sauce and toss to coat. 

Note: You could use cooked chicken pieces that were baked or grilled for a healthier option. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This is a fantastic idea. So simple yet so delicious! The whole family will love it.
The kids will freak out over these.

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