Orange Sesame Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
What a fabulous flavor profile for chicken. You can mix up this delicious sauce with some ingredients from your pantry and fridge. Pour it over the small chicken pieces and saute until cooked! Delicious over rice with green onion garnish!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 - boneless chicken breasts
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 - cup(s) orange marmalade
  • 3 - Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 - Tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 - tsp sesame oil
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and brown the chicken pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together the orange marmalade, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil. Pour the orange sesame sauce over the browned chicken pieces, and continue cooking in the skillet for 5 to 7 more minutes, or until chicken pieces are all cooked through. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the pieces.
  4. Cook rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare veggies and slice green onions for garnish.
  6. Serve Orange Sesame Chicken with sliced green onion garnish, and side of rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 8 chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together 1 cup orange marmalade, 6 Tbsp soy sauce, 2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar and 2 tsp sesame oil.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chicken breast pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before adding all contents of baggie to the skillet. Saute chicken and sauce for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cooked through.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when you use gluten-free soy sauce.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Orange Sesame Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add all contents of baggie to the skillet. Saute chicken and sauce for 5 to 8 minutes, or until cooked through.
Serve with rice and veggies.

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