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Orange Chicken Tenders

  • (1 cup) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • (2 Tbsp.) red-wine vinegar
  • (2 Tbsp.) orange marmalade
  • (1 tsp.) Dijon mustard
  • (1 tsp.) cornstarch
  • (1 lb.) chicken tenders
  • (1/2 tsp.) kosher salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) freshly ground pepper
  • (6 tsp.) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • (2 large) shallots, minced
  • (1 tsp.) freshly grated orange zest

Orange Chicken Tenders

Lean chicken tenders cooked in a sweet and tangy orange mustard sauce.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 8 minutes


  1. 1In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, vinegar, marmalade, mustard and cornstarch.
  2. 2Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 4 tsp. oil. Season both sides of chicken tenders with salt and pepper, add to pan.
  3. 3Cook 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Remove from pan and cover with foil. Place pan back over heat and add 2 tsp. oil and shallots.

  4. 4Cook about 30 seconds, stirring. Re-whisk broth and pour into pan. Reduce heat and simmer 1-2 minutes until thickened, scraping the bottom of the pan occasionally.

  5. 5Place chicken back into pan, continue to simmer another minute, turning once. Add orange zest and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of dish

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 213
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 10 g
  • Protein 27 g
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Sodium 246 mg
  • Fiber -- g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Dinner

Recipe Subcategory: Entrées with Poultry

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.