This was REALLY delicious! This sauce is fast and easy enough to make for a weeknight meal, but tasty and elegant enough for a special occasion! While I used it with the sauteed chicken breast recipe, I know it would work well on any meat. My husband couldn't get over how much better it tasted than orange peel chicken at a chinese restaurant. The only thing different I would do next time would be to double it. Make sure you have everything measured out before you start cooking-it is done fast!
Spicy Orange Sauce
merrymer Posted: 06/24/09
jpmoyer Posted: 06/26/09
I agree with the first reviewer. I made this with a stir fry of chicken, broccoli, red bell pepper and onion, and it was just as tasty as Chinese take out, and assuredly much healthier. And I would absolutely double the amounts. I did have a hard time getting it to thicken, but I am a novice at all this. I would make it again, though, soon!
bettylorraine Posted: 09/25/09
We used this on a chicken-veggie stir-fry and my husband and I loved it. Next time in stirfry I will use a little cornstarch to thicken it more, but it was probably thick enough for chicken breasts.We look forward to having this again! Good enough for company dinner.
Yummerz Posted: 07/13/10
We loved it! I doubled it and used it as a sauce for a chicken and vegetable stir fry. It is not a thick sauce but that didn't bother us at all. It is easy to make...and we likely will make it many more times.
hopey123 Posted: 08/14/10
This sauce is VERY GOOD! Goes excellent with Mahi Mahi and Ahi Tuna..Must make this! I added minced garlic to the ginger saute. served 1 tblspoon of sauce with the garlic and ginger on the plate then strained the rest . FABULOUS!!!
CAgirlinIA Posted: 12/29/12
Very good! I had to improvise a little - I had a hotel-sized orange marmalade that amounted to about 1 1/2 T. so to make up for the 3 T. I used a Ginger Spread by Trader Joe's. And used fresh lime juice instead of lemon. It was still great. I sauteed some Swai and served that over Jasmine rice with the sauce over all (and a green salad with orange segments and pomegranate arils). Good versatile recipe to have!! Would love it with chicken.