Facebook Orange Chicken, A Delicious Home Cooked Meal

Do you want to learn how to cook a delicious and easy at-home version of everyone’s favorite orange chicken? Whether you’re a college student wanting to impress a date or a stay-at-home mom feeding a hungry family, Facebook orange chicken is just what you need! This classic flavor combination of sweet, acidic, and savory comes together perfectly in this classic-chinese-inspired dish. With minimal ingredients and minimal time in the kitchen, you can have a satisfying and delicious main course ready for the table in less than an hour.

Ingredients for Facebook Orange Chicken:

  • 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken (breasts and/or thighs, cut into one inch cubes)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of fresh grated ginger
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of corn starch
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions for Facebook Orange Chicken:

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add in the cubed chicken and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook until the chicken is lightly browned and cooked through, about 8-10 minutes.
  2. Next, add the garlic and ginger to the chicken and cook for 1 minute more.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the orange juice, soy sauce, corn starch, brown sugar, ketchup and white vinegar until fully combined. Pour this sauce over the chicken in the skillet and stir to fully incorporate the sauce.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer and let cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring periodically, until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Serve the orange chicken with white rice and enjoy!


Facebook orange chicken is a delicious and easy meal that everyone in your family will love. Not only is it super flavorful and rich in umami, but it’s also easy to make and quick to whip up. Plus, the ingredients are all easily accessible, making this the perfect last-minute meal for any night of the week. Give it a try for a quick and delicious dinner tonight!