Orange Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken is always a great option for your dinner. It works with a lot of flavors and that’s why we find the orange chicken stir fry to be a great option when feeling like trying something new.


– 1 cup of orange juice,
– 1 tablespoon of grated orange zest,
– 1/4 cup of soy sauce,
– 1 teaspoon of salt,
– 3 cloves of garlic, chopped,
– 1 tablespoon of brown sugar,
– 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil,
– 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes,
– 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour,
– 1 cup of bean sprouts (optional),
– 1 (6 ounce) package of crispy chow mein noodles.

After you’ve collected all the required ingredients, here you can find how to proceed with the preparation of the orange chicken stir fry:

1. So, the whole recipe is quite simple. Start from combining in a rather small bowl the the orange juice, orange zest, soy sauce, salt, garlic and brown sugar. Don’t forget to mix everything well.
2. Next, proceed to heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat. When oil begins to bubble, add chicken. Saute until cooked through (no longer pink inside), about 7 to 10 minutes.
3. The third step involves adding orange sauce mixture to chicken and cooking it until sauce begins to bubble. After that, add flour, a little bit at a time, until sauce has thickened to your liking. Add bean sprouts and cook for 1 minute; serve hot over chow mein noodles.

Chocolate Chip Orange Zucchini Bread

There is nothing better than a tasty, home-made bread. How about adding a bit of orange to it? Here is how to prepare a fantastic chocolate chip orange zucchini bread.


– 3 eggs,
– 2 cups of white sugar,
– 1 cup of vegetable oil,
– 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract,
– 2 cups of grated zucchini,
– 1 cup of chopped walnuts,
– 1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips,
– 1 tablespoon of orange zest,
– 3 cups of all-purpose flour,
– 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder,
– 1 teaspoon of baking soda,
– 1 teaspoon of salt,
– 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon,
– 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg.

Here is how to prepare it:

1. Begin with sifting together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and spices.
2. After that, find a large bowl and beat eggs until light and fluffy. Add sugar, and continue beating until well blended. Stir in oil, vanilla, zucchini, nuts, chocolate chips, and orange rind. Blend in sifted ingredients. In the end, turn batter into two greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
3. In the last step, bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 50 minutes, or until bread tests done. Remove loaves from pans, and cool. Chill before slicing and enjoy!

Rosemary Chicken with Orange-Maple Glaze

If you are bored with your day-to-day dinners, then maybe it would be a good idea to think of something as original as the rosemary chicken with orange-maple glaze. You can find the recipe and list of ingredients needed to prepare this dish below.


– 1 cup of orange juice,
– 1/2 cup of dry white wine,
– 1/2 cup of maple syrup,
– 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh rosemary,
– 1/2 teaspoon of salt,
– 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper,
– 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves,
– 2 tablespoons of butter,
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

Here is how to prepare it:

1. Begin with bringing orange juice and wine to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat slightly, but keep high enough to continue a low boil for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. After that, move on to stirring in maple syrup and continue boiling for another 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until glossy and just slightly thickened. Set aside and move on to the next step.
2. Find a small bowl and mix together the rosemary, salt and pepper. Rub mixture on both sides of chicken breasts, and set aside.
3. In this step, melt butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken breasts, cover skillet and saute for about 5 minutes on each side until lightly browned. Proceed to pouring orange-maple mixture over chicken (mixture will boil and bubble). Reduce heat to simmer; cover and let cook for another 10 minutes, basting occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and sauce has turned into a rich, thick glaze. Then, the dish is ready to serve – enjoy!

Mandarin Orange Cake

After a proper dinner, one needs something to sweeten the day. A good way to do this is to prepare a mandarin orange cake which we find quite delicious. You can find the recipe below.


– 1 (18.25 ounce) package of yellow cake mix,
– 4 eggs,
– 1 cup of vegetable oil,
– 1 (11 ounce) can of mandarin orange segments,
– 1 (8 ounce) container of frozen whipped topping, thawed,
– 1 (20 ounce) can of crushed pineapple with juice,
– 1 (3.5 ounce) package of instant vanilla pudding mix.

After you’ve collected the listed above ingredients, here you can find how to prepare a mandarin orange cake in the best possible way:

1. In the first step, you need to preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan.
2. Then, find a big bowl and combine in it cake mix, eggs, oil and mandarin oranges with juice. Beat until smooth. Pour batter into prepared pan.
3. Now, it is necessary to bake in the preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
4. Moving on, you have to also prepare the topping. This is how you do it: in a large bowl, beat together whipped topping, pineapple with juice and dry pudding mix until blended. Now, it is ready to be spread on the cake.

Cranberry Orange Loaf

Each one of us need to eat something sweet from time to time. This cranberry orange loaf is a great choice.


– 2 cups of all-purpose flour,
– 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder,
– 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda,
– 1/2 teaspoon of salt,
– 1 tablespoon of grated orange zest
– 1 1/2 cups of fresh cranberries,
– 1/2 cup of pecans, coarsely chopped,
– 1/4 cup of margarine, softened,
– 1 cup of white sugar,
– 1 egg,
– 3/4 cup of orange juice.

Follow these steps below to prepare a delicious cranberry orange loaf:

1. Start from preheating the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Then, grease and flour a 9×5 inch loaf pan. Next, proceed to whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir in orange zest, cranberries, and pecans. Set aside.
2. For this step you will need a big bowl in which you have to cream together margarine, sugar, and egg until they are smooth. Stir in orange juice. Beat in flour mixture until just moistened. Pour into prepared pan.
3. In the final step, bake everything for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the bread springs back when lightly touched. Let it stand for 10 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool. In the end, wrap in plastic when completely cool.

Crispy Orange Beef

There’s almost nothing better in the world than a properly prepared beef. This is why we recommend our recipe for a crispy orange beef which we find delicious.


– 1 1/2 pounds of beef top sirloin, thinly sliced,
– 1/3 cup of white sugar,
– 1/3 cup of rice wine vinegar,
– 2 tablespoons of frozen orange juice concentrate,
– 1 teaspoon of salt,
– 1 tablespoon of soy sauce,
– 1 cup of long grain rice,
– 2 cups of water,
– 1/4 cup of cornstarch,
– 2 teaspoons of orange zest,
– 3 tablespoons of grated fresh ginger,
– 1 1/2 tablespoons of minced garlic,
– 8 broccoli florets, lightly steamed or blanched,
– 2 cups of oil for frying.


1. Start from laying beef strips out in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Let it dry in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Proceed to mixing together in a small bowl the sugar, rice vinegar, orange juice concentrate, salt and soy sauce. Put it aside.
2. Then, combine rice and water in a medium saucepan. Wait until it starts to boil and then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Add more water at the end if necessary.
3. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Toss dried beef in cornstarch to coat. Then, move on to frying in the hot oil in small batches until it becomes crispy and golden brown; set aside. Drain all of the oil from the wok except about 1 tablespoon.
4. Add orange zest, ginger and garlic to the remaining oil, and cook briefly until fragrant. Add the soy sauce mixture to the wok, bring to a boil, and cook until thick and syrupy, about 5 minutes. Add beef, and heat through, stirring to coat. Serve immediately over steamed rice, and garnish with broccoli.

Mama’s Asian Chicken and Rice

If you are wondering about what should you prepare for the next dinner – and you like oranges to go with it – then maybe it would be a good idea to try out our mama’s Asian chicken and rice recipe.


– 1/3 cup of warm water,
– 1/4 cup of packed brown sugar,
– 2 tablespoons of orange juice,
– 2 tablespoons of soy sauce,
– 2 tablespoons of ketchup,
– 1 tablespoon of white vinegar,
– 4 cloves of garlic, minced,
– 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes,
– 1/4 teaspoon of Chinese five-spice powder,
– 1 teaspoon of grated orange peel,
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil,
– 1 1/2 pounds of skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed,
– 2 cups of water,
– 1 cup of uncooked white rice,
– 2 teaspoons of cornstarch,
– 2 tablespoons of cold water,
– chopped green onions for garnish.

Here is how to prepare it:

1. Find a bowl and stir together warm water, brown sugar, orange juice, soy sauce, ketchup, white vinegar, garlic, red pepper flakes, five-spice powder, and orange peel until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture is well combined.
2. Move on to heating the olive oil in a big skillet or wok over medium heat, and cook and stir the chicken for 10 to 12 minutes until the outside is golden brown and the inside is no longer pink. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover the skillet. End it with a simmer for 30 minutes with occasional stirring.
3. When the chicken and sauce are simmering, proceed to bringing the rice and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes. Put the rice aside and keep warm.
4. In the last step, whisk the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of cold water in a small bowl until smooth, and stir into the chicken and sauce, a few teaspoons at a time. End everything with letting the chicken and sauce cook for about 2 minutes to thicken, then serve over hot cooked rice, sprinkled with green onion.


Sangra – one of the most delicious things in the world. We especially recommend the recipe that you can find below. It is recommended by many who have tried it and no wonder because this is truly a great sangria.

Let’s start with the ingredients. Here’s what you will need:

– 1/2 cup of brandy,
– 1/4 cup of lemon juice,
– 1/3 cup of frozen lemonade concentrate,
– 1/3 cup of orange juice1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine,
– 1/2 cup of triple sec,
– 1 lemon, sliced into rounds,
– 1 orange, sliced into rounds,
– 1 lime, sliced into rounds,
– 1/4 cup of white sugar (optional),
– 8 maraschino cherries,
– 2 cups of carbonated water (optional).

After you’ve collected all the ingredients, follow these instructions to prepare a delicious sangria:

1. Simply put in a big bowl the brandy, lemon juice, lemonade concentrate, orange juice, red wine, triple sec, sugar and mix them together. Remember to float slices of lemon, orange and lime, and maraschino cherries in the mixture. After that, it is best advised to refrigerate overnight for best flavor. If you like a fizzy fizzy sangria, add club soda just before serving.

Asian Orange Chicken #2

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Here is how to prepare it:

1. Start everything from pouring 1 1/2 cups water, orange juice, lemon juice, rice vinegar, and soy sauce into a saucepan and setting them over medium-high heat. Then, proceed to stir in the orange zest, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, chopped onion, and red pepper flakes and bring it to a boil. Lastly, remove from heat, and cool 10 to 15 minutes.
2. First, place the chicken pieces into a resealable plastic bag. When contents of saucepan have cooled, pour 1 cup of sauce into bag. Remember to reserve the remaining sauce. Next, seal the bag, and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
3. This step starts from mixing the flour, salt, and pepper in another resealable plastic bag. Add the marinated chicken pieces, seal the bag, and shake to coat.
4. Now, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken into the skillet, and follow that with browning it on both sides. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels, and cover with aluminum foil.
5. Now for the final step. Wipe out the skillet, and add the sauce. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Move on to mixing together the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water, then stir it into the sauce. Reduce heat to medium low, add the chicken pieces, and simmer, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally – and voila! The dish is done.

Asian Orange Chicken #1

If you are a fan of oranges – this dish will be a great choice. An Asian orange chicken is described by those who tried it as a delicious citrus chicken recipe with flavors reminiscent of the orange chicken from popular restaurants.

Before you start preparing the dish, remember to collect the following ingredients:

– 1 1/2 cups of water,
– 2 tablespoons of orange juice,
– 1/4 cup of lemon juice,
– 1/3 cup of rice vinegar,
– 2 1/2 tablespoons of soy sauce,
– 1 tablespoon of grated orange zest,
– 1 cup of packed brown sugar,
– 1/2 teaspoon of minced fresh ginger root,
– 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic,
– 2 tablespoons of chopped green onion,
– 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes,
– 3 tablespoons of cornstarch,
– 2 tablespoons of water.
– 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2 inch pieces,
– 1 cup of all-purpose flour,
– 1/4 of teaspoon salt,
– 1/4 of teaspoon pepper,
– 3 tablespoons of olive oil.