How To Make Tangerine Chicken At Home

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Today, I am up with a very delicious dish called tangerine chicken. This recipe is quite different from other chicken recipes but you will definitely like it once you give it a try.

Tangerine Chicken recipe

Tangerines are a type of citrus fruit. They are reddish-orange in color. They are similar to oranges in taste. They are rich in vitamins and minerals. They also have a refreshing taste and are usually sweet.

To make tangerine chicken, mix soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, honey, tangerine juice, and garlic in a small bowl. Then, arrange the chicken pieces in a baking pan. Sprinkle paprika over them and drizzle oil over them. Bake them for 30 minutes. Then, pour the glaze over the chicken. Also, add tangerine slices to it. Bake the chicken for another 30 minutes.

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Tangerine Chicken

Tangerine Chicken Recipe

Tangerine chicken is an aazing stir-fry chicken recipe. The chicken pices are baked and then covered in a tangerine and sauce glaze. It is delicious dish and goes great with rice.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 402.8 kcal


  • Aluminium Foil
  • Baking Tray
  • Oven


  • 6 Bone-in-Skin Chicken Thighs
  • 3 Tangerines
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper (as per taste)

For Glaze

  • ¼ teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon Teriyaki Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Tangerine Juice (Lemon or Orange Juice)
  • 2 teaspoons Honey
  • 4 cloves Garlic


  • Put soy-sauce, teriyaki sauce, honey, tangerine juice, and garlic in a small bowl and mix it.
  • Preheat oven to 425oF. Arrange pieces of chicken on a skin side down on a foil rimmed to the baking sheet. Sprinkle paprika on it. 
  • Drizzle some olive oil over the chicken and brush it on both sides.
  • Roast them for 30 minutes. Remove pan over chicken from oven and spoon glaze over it. Add the slice of tangerine around the chicken and saucepan.
  • Reduce the temperature to 375oF and gently turn the chicken skin side upwards using thongs.
  • Bake it in the oven for another 20-25 minutes.


[Paleo Cooking] Tangerine Chicken


Calories: 402.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.7g | Fat: 18.8g | Cholesterol: 84.3mg | Sodium: 518.6mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 14.8g | Iron: 2.3mg
Keyword Chicken Recipe, Chinese, Chinese Cuisine, Tangerine Chicken
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