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Spicy orange honey chicken

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chicken
Category Poultry
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Cook Method Pan Searing
Diet Low Fat; Gluten Free; High Protein; Heart Healthy; Gluten Free


  • 1/4 cup honey 

  • 2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate 

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons red pepper flakes, crushed

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

  • 1 tablespoon margarine 

  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil 



  • Add the first six ingredients (honey to red pepper flakes) to a small bowl, and mix well.

  • Rinse chicken under cold water, dry with paper towels, and sprinkle with salt.

  • Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place chicken in skillet and cook for approximately 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.

  • Add the honey sauce to the skillet, coating chicken evenly. Allow the mixture to cook for approximately 2 minutes or until sauce begins to thicken.

  • Divide the chicken into four equal portions and transfer to four dinner plates. Top with the honey-orange glaze that remains in the pan, and serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 392 cal

  • Fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 152mg

  • Sodium: 422mg

  • Carbohydrates: 21g

  • Fiber: <1g

  • Protein: 53g