Orange Glazed Chicken Tenders

Serves 5


  • 1 lb chicken tenders, tendons removed
  • 1 cup orange segments
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • kosher salt to taste

Orange & Brown Sugar Sauce

  • 1 qt fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


Prepare Orange & Brown Sugar Sauce

  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine orange juice, brown sugar, salt and pepper and bring the mixture to a simmer
  2. Reduce until syrupy, about 15 minutes on med-low heat and simmer to keep warm

Prepare Chicken Tenders

  1. Wash, pat dry & remove tendons from chicken tenders
  2. In a stainless steel saute pan over medium high heat, add canola oil and heat until the oil pulls away from center of the pan
  3. Gently place chicken in the pan and cook until golden brown on one side, about 30 seconds
  4. Turn chicken tenders over and cook on other side until brown, about 30 seconds
  5. Add orange & brown sugar sauce (recipe above) and cook on med-high until chicken is cooked through & sauce glazes the chicken, 1-2 minutes
  6. Add orange segments and toss to coat with sauce

Recommendation - Serve with steamed broccoli florets & lo-mein noodles