Baked Chicken in Orange Sauce

2012 Nov 14 |  Written by:  | Tags: , ,

Baked Chicken in Orange Sauce, 2.8 out of 5 based on 19 ratings Enjoy the benefits that chicken can give in this recipe for tangy, delicious baked chicken in orange sauce. Those who don’t mind the extra carbs can go ahead and serve the chicken with cooked rice or noodles for a more filling meal!

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A low carb chicken recipe

Chicken is a general favourite for low-carb diets, as the carbohydrate count for most chicken recipes is 0 grams while protein content is high.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes


  • 450 g chicken tenderloins
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 4 tbsps orange juice
  • 4 tbsps soy sauce
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 2 tbsps oyster sauce
  • 1 medium ginger, minced
  • 2 tsps grated orange peel
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3-4 onion leeks, chopped


  1. Sprinkle chicken pieces with ground pepper.
  2. Coat a square baking dish with cooking spray. Put the chicken in.
  3. In a bowl, mix the orange juice, olive oil, soy sauce, oyster sauce, ginger, orange peel, garlic and onion leeks.
  4. Pour the mixture over the chicken.
  5. Bake, uncovered, at 175C for 30 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  6. Serve while hot.
A low carb chicken recipe
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    2 Responses to Baked Chicken in Orange Sauce

    1. Tricia  says:

      Add onion mentioned in method but not in list of ingredients. How much is a ‘medium’ ginger?

      • Zye Angiwan  says:

        Hi Tricia, sorry about that – no onion, just onion leeks. A “medium” ginger would be about 2 1/2 to 3 tsps. Hope that helps!

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