Photo of Orange Chinese Chicken by WW

Orange Chinese Chicken

5 - 7
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
23 min
14 min
9 min
Chinese food doesn't have to be a no-no. Our revised Orange Chicken slashes the fat just about in half.


Dark sesame oil

2 tsp(s)

Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s)

1 pound(s)

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste

Black pepper

pinch, or to taste

Fat free chicken broth

½ cup(s), reduced-sodium variety

Low sodium soy sauce

1 tbsp(s)

Canned mandarin oranges in light syrup

15 oz


2 tsp(s)


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper; add chicken to skillet and cook until golden, flipping once, about 2 minutes per side.
  2. Drain oranges and reserve 1/4 cup liquid. Add oranges with reserved liquid to skillet and simmer 2 minutes. Whisk together broth, soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl; add mixture to pan and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes more. Yields 1 piece of chicken and about 1/4 cup of sauce per serving.