Easy Orange Chicken over Rice Recipe

Easy Orange Chicken over Rice Recipe:


  • 1 bag of popcorn chicken
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 1 jar of orange marmalade
  • 1 cup of BBQ sauce
  • 6 tablespoons of soy sauce


1. Cook Popcorn Chicken:

  • Prepare the popcorn chicken according to the package directions. This usually involves baking or frying.

2. Cook Rice:

  • In a separate pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Rinse the rice and cook it according to the package directions.

3. Prepare Orange Sauce:

  • In a bowl, mix together the orange marmalade, BBQ sauce, and soy sauce to create the orange sauce.

4. Toss Chicken in Orange Sauce:

  • Once the popcorn chicken is cooked, toss it in the prepared orange sauce until evenly coated.

5. Serve over Rice:

  • In individual serving bowls, add a portion of the cooked rice. Top it with the orange sauce-coated popcorn chicken.

6. Garnish (Optional):

  • Garnish with chopped green onions, sesame seeds, or orange zest for added flavor and presentation.

7. Enjoy:

  • Serve immediately, and enjoy your quick and easy homemade orange chicken over rice!


  • Adjust the sweetness or tanginess of the sauce by adding more or less orange marmalade.
  • Feel free to add crushed red pepper flakes or Sriracha if you prefer a spicier kick.
  • For a complete meal, you can add stir-fried vegetables like bell peppers, broccoli, or snap peas to the dish.

This simple and flavorful Orange Chicken over Rice is a great go-to recipe for a quick and satisfying meal!

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