Orange Spiced Chicken

Orange Spiced Chicken


"Chicken breasts graced with a holiday flavored marinade of orange juice, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, raisins and sugar then baked in the oven. A classic, traditional orange flavored chicken dish with a kick!"


1 h servings 311 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 54.7 g
  • 109%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 132 mg
  • 44%
  • Sodium:
  • 1952 mg
  • 78%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. To Marinate: Combine soy sauce, orange juice, sugar, garlic, ginger and raisins in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. Mix well, then add chicken and turn to coat. Cover dish or bowl and refrigerate to marinate for 2 to 3 hours, turning once or twice.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Place chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish and pour marinade evenly over all.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, basting often.


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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 88 Ratings


I made this for Christmas Eve dinner--just for two. It was wonderful! So quick, so easy and so tasty! I did make a few changes: based on one review, I switched the amounts of orange juice wi...

I liked this dish, and it was really easy to make. However, I think that the next time I make it, I will switch the amounts of soy sauce and orange juice, as I really couldn't taste that much or...

Mmmm...I have made this countless times since I found the recipe here. I switched the orange and soy around and added orange zest to make it that more orangey....GREAT RECIPE!

Pretty good. I took some posted suggestions and added 3/4 cup juice and 1/4 cup soy sauce and subst. honey for sugar. I also added 1/4 tsp of chili powder. It could have used 1/2 tsp chili powd...

I have to agree with another member that the amts for the orange juice and soy sauce was switched. Next time I will use 1/2 cup orange juice and 1/4 cup soy sauce. I love soy sauce, so even this...

Delicious! Per other reviews, I switched the orange juice and soy sauce amounts and added a bit of chili powder. The sauce was pretty liquidy which was great when served over rice, but maybe ne...

Just ok. I followed other reviews and swapped the oj and soy sauce measurments. I ended with a sauce that was too thin to spoon over the chicken. It was really salty a well. I wont attempt this...

I have a question, are the amounts for the OJ and the soy sauce backwards, by any chance? The intro. says that it's supposed to be,"A classic, traditional orange flavored chicken dish with a kic...

i omitted the raisins, used 3/4 cup OJ, 2tbspn soy sauce, added 1 hot pepper(add up to 2, adjust taste for spicy food) replaced honey with sugar, julianned carrots and put them in with the marin...