Sautéed Orange Chicken with Ginger


This is a very fast, easy and healthy way to savor a delicious meal at home. For a more Paleo-based diet (emphasis on lean proteins and vegetables) try omitting your traditional carb of choice. Instead, simply opt for an additional vegetable or maybe just a larger serving of a favorite veggie with your Sauteed Orange Chicken with Ginger. To your health…. enjoy!





  • 3 pounds chicken legs and/or thighs
  • pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice 2 navel oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 4 tsp lemon or lime juice


  1. Season chicken with pepper.
  2. In a large fry pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, turning, until brown all over, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook for one minute.
  4. Pour orange juice over chicken.
  5. Add orange sections, ginger, lemon/lime juice, and basil. Stir well.
  6. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, until chicken is tender.

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