Recipes

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Smart Snack Approved as an entree. Meets calorie, fat and sodium requirements for center of the plate. Provides 2 oz M/MA, 1/8 Red/Orange

Recipe Yield: 124 4-oz servings
Mandarin Orange Chicken
Ingredients
Amount Item
15 1/2  lb Diced chicken, fully cooked, IQF, 1/2" squares
1  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
2  bags Foothill Farms® Mandarin Orange Sauce Mix (#V428)
6 2/5  lb Red peppers, raw, large chop
Instructions
  1. To prepare chicken: Thaw chicken in cooler overnight or until fully thawed.

  2. To prepare sauce: Pour hot water into mixing container. Pour contents of both packages of Sauce Mix (16.5 oz each) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is dissolved and sauce is smooth. Set aside.

  3. Divide chicken and peppers evenly among three full size steamtable pans. Pour sauce evenly over chicken and peppers.

  4. Place in 350°F convection oven 15 - 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

  5. Remove from oven and place product in warming cabinet until served. Ensure that hot food is held at a temperature above 140°F.