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Mandarin Chicken Recipe

Mandarin Chicken – popular Chinese chicken dish with sweet and savory Mandarin sauce. Crazy good just like Panda Express or the malls.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Mandarin Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 165 kcal


  • 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • Oil, for pan-frying
  • Chopped scallion, for garnishing
  • Sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 slices peeled ginger


  1. Heat up a skillet and pan-fry the chicken on both sides until cooked. You may grill the chicken or pan-fry using a cast-iron grill pan. Cool off and sliced into pieces, set aside.

  2. Mix all the ingredients in a small sauce pan. Heat up on medium heat until the sauce slightly thickens. Discard the ginger slices.

  3. Drizzle the Sauce on top of the chicken and garnish with the scallion. Serve immediately with steamed rice.

Nutrition Facts
Mandarin Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1137mg49%
Potassium 456mg13%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 2.8mg3%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.