Orange Ginger Chicken Tenders

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25 Min

Mandarin oranges and ginger take simple chicken tenders to a whole new tasty level. This light and healthy version of Asian Chicken Tenders are a super change of pace main dish meal.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 pound chicken tenders
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (11-ounce) mandarin oranges, drained

What to Do

  1. Rinse chicken tenders and pat dry with paper towels.

  2. Coat a medium skillet with cooking spray; preheat over medium heat. Add half the chicken tenders and cook until no longer pink and lightly browned on both sides. Remove and set aside. Add remaining chicken tenders to skillet, adding additional cooking spray as needed. Cook until no longer pink and lightly browned on both sides.

  3. Return set-aside chicken to skillet. Stir in orange juice, soy sauce, and ginger. Cover and simmer about 10 minutes. Add mandarin oranges and simmer an additional 5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 254
  • Calories from Fat 41
  • Total Fat 4.6g 7 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.0g 5 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 37g 75 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 109mg 36 %
  • Sodium 290mg 12 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 14g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4 %
  • Sugars 12g 0 %

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I used fresh squeezed orange juice and my roommate liked it, but, we both thought the sauce was a little thin and bland. The next time I will use a little more soy and ginger. I will also thicken it up with a little corn starch.

I used fresh squeezed orange juice and this was good. Though next time, I will use a little more soy sauce and ginger. Also, the sauce is thin, so I will thicken it up a bit with corn starch.


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