Sautéed orange chicken with zucchini

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5 min


4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes
Sautéed orange chicken with zucchini

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp orange marmalade , or apricot or peach jam
  • 1/2 to tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 small zucchini
  • 1/4 cup coarsley chopped fresh cilantro or mint


  • Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook, until chicken is golden, 4 minutes per side. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir orange juice with marmalade, Tabasco, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour mixture over chicken and turn chicken to coat. Cover and simmer, turning occasionally, 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, slice zucchini in half lengthwise, then cut into thick pieces. After chicken has cooked 5 minutes, stir in zucchini. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is springy when pressed, 2 to 3 more minutes. Sprinkle with coriander. Good with rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 233,
  • Protein
  • 31.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 5.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.2 g,

Everyday chicken turns into a treat in this easy sauté. All it takes is a little orange juice and a dash of hot sauce.