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Orange Ginger Chicken Freezer Recipe

I love the flavors of orange and ginger in this easy chicken dish to keep in the freezer. With only 5 ingredients, it is super simple to make ahead.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese


  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken pieces breasts thighs, legs, etc
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 tbsp honey mustard sauce
  • 3/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes


  • In a small bowl, combine marmalade, honey mustard, ginger and red pepper flakes, stirring well. Put chicken in a ziploc bag or freezer container and pour sauce over top.
  • Refrigerate for about 1 hr, turning every 15-20 minutes, then place container or bag in freezer.

On serving day

  • Thaw chicken in refrigerator over night.
  • Remove chicken from container or ziploc (do not baste with sauce) and barbeque on the grill, or cook in the oven at 350F for 35-45 minutes (time will vary depending on chicken pieces you chose) until juices run clear and thermometer registers 165F.
Keyword freezer cooking, freezer recipe