Orange Chicken

PinYumShareTweetMake your own takeout Orange Chicken This post was originally published in May 2015. The pictures and recipe have been updated. Lately my family has become obsessed with takeout orange chicken.  There’s just something about that rich tangy sauce that is so delicious.  I finally decided I needed to find a way to create it at home.  For the good and the bad, we live 30 minutes from town.  The good:  Country living where we can get away from it all, raise farm animals and a huge garden.  The bad:  We work and go to school in town.  The kids are all involved in sports and other activities so we get stuck in town just about every day.  On weekdays we leave our house by 6:00 in the morning and often don’t make it home until after 6:00 at night.  We  don’t usually buzz home between activities because there just isn’t enough time.  This makes dinner extra challenging! We do try to eat dinner at home as much as possible. Since orange chicken has been one of our favorite takeouts, I decided to try to make it at home.  This can be pulled together in under an hour, but I’ve  found some … Continue reading Orange Chicken