Sweet & Tangy Orange Glazed Chicken

Picture this: a plate of succulent chicken, glistening with a glaze that strikes the perfect balance between sweetness and tanginess. Our Sweet & Tangy Orange Glazed Chicken recipe is a culinary masterpiece that combines the rich flavors of tender chicken with the vibrant zest of oranges.

Every bite tells a story of contrasting tastes and textures, taking your taste buds on a journey of delight. The crispy caramelized exterior of the chicken gives way to the moist and juicy meat inside. But the real star of the show is the glaze, which is the heart and soul of this dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sesame seeds for garnish
  • Fresh orange slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. In a pan over medium-high heat, sear the chicken until golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add garlic and ginger. Sauté until fragrant.
  3. Stir in orange juice, honey, and soy sauce, allowing the mixture to simmer.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix cornstarch with a bit of water to create a slurry. Add the slurry to the pan, stirring continuously until the glaze thickens.
  5. Return the seared chicken to the pan, coating each piece with the glaze.
  6. Cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the glaze is glossy.
  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and fresh orange slices.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Experience the symphony of flavors in every bite of our Sweet & Tangy Orange Glazed Chicken. The interplay between the tender chicken and the zesty glaze will leave you craving for more.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320 | Protein: 28g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 1g

Picture yourself gathered around the table with loved ones, indulging in this delectable dish. The aroma of orange and ginger fills the air, setting the stage for a truly memorable dining experience. With its delectable balance of flavors and elegant presentation, our Sweet & Tangy Orange Glazed Chicken is more than a meal—it’s an enchanting culinary adventure that you’ll want to embark on again and again.

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