Orange Chicken Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Whole chicken breasts2 , skinned and boned (4 Halves)
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon, melted
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Finely chopped yellow onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Dried rosemary1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
 Black pepper1 Pinch
 Orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Orange1 , rind grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 806 Calories from Fat 264

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g84.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 264 mg

Sodium 2170.6 mg90.4%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 37.2 g

Protein 83 g166.9%

Vitamin A 60.7% Vitamin C 341.9%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Arrange the chicken breasts in a 13"x9"x2" baking dish. Drizzle the butter evenly over the breasts and sprinkle them with the paprika.
2. In a small bowl, combirie the onion, salt, rosemary, pepper, orange juice, and orange rind. Pour over the breasts. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until fork tender, basting the breasts occasionally with the pan juices. Serve with egg noodles or rice, and Green Beans Italian Style.