Nothing better than Orange Chicken.
Orange chicken is a dish that can be enjoyed all year long, but it is especially delicious in the winter. The Orange Chicken recipe is easy to follow and can be made in advance. This makes it the perfect meal to have on hand for those busy weeknights. The best part about this Orange Chicken recipe is that it is freezer friendly. That means you can make it ahead of time and have it ready to go when you need it. Simply thaw it in the fridge overnight and then cook it up the next day. This Orange Chicken recipe is perfect for those nights when you need a quick and easy meal. The chicken is tender and juicy, and the sauce is full of flavor. You will love this Orange Chicken recipe, and it will become a staple in your kitchen.
Ingredients you will need for this Orange Chicken Recipe.
- Chicken Thighs
- BBQ Sauce
- Orange Marmalade
- Soy Sauce
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Orange Zest
You will love this Orange Chicken Recipe
Let’s be honest, you do not have the time to be in the kitchen making dinner every night. Whether its because you are a new mom, struggling to just make it through the day, a working mom that gets off at 5:30 and your kids are in bed by 7:30-8, or you are a stay at home mom of 3 with all your kids in extracurricular activities, some times the time is just not there for a fresh prepped dinner.
Then comes in freezer meals, simple to prep, in under 5 minutes. You can then toss the contents of the bag into the crockpot and let it go. Enjoy the smell of a wonderful meal cooking as you go on with all the things you have to accomplish during the day. Its that easy, and yes, under 10 minutes of prep for this freezer meal, and you get a delicious home cooked meal.
Why you will love this Orange Chicken Freezer Meal
- 5 minute prep
- Kid approved
- Fast clean up
- Dairy Free
- Extremely Tasty
An amazing Orange Chicken recipe for your home
This delicious Orange Chicken freezer meal is perfect for busy weeknights! Quick to prep and with only a few simple ingredients, this Orange Chicken will be a family favorite. Serve over rice or noodles for a complete meal. Add a side of steamed broccoli or a green salad to round out the meal.
This Orange Chicken recipe is one that you’ll make again and again. It’s perfect for meal prep and makes great leftovers. So go ahead and double the recipe, you’ll be glad you did!
What to serve as a side with Orange Chicken?
- Steamed Broccoli
- Cucumber Salad
- Stir Fried Vegetable Rice
- Hot and Sour Soup
- Milk Bread Rolls
- Vegetable Medley
How do you make this Recipe? 👇
- freezer gallon bag
- 3-4 lbs Chicken Thighs
- 2 Cups BBQ Sauce
- 1 1/3 Cup Orange Marmalade
- 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
- 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
- 1 Tbsp Orange Zest
- Label Freezer bag with Recipe name, cooking from freezer directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
- Add all ingredients to labeled gallon freezer bag.
- Store in freezer for up to three months.
- Thaw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is ok)
- Add freezer bag contents into slow cooker.
- Cook on low for 4-6 hours
- Shred Chicken, then stir and serve
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