Skinny Orange Chicken
Serves 8
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
20 min
ORANGE CHICKEN INGREDIENTS
  1. 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  2. salt and pepper
  3. 2 Tbsp. olive oil
ORANGE CHICKEN SAUCE INGREDIENTS
  1. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  2. 1/2 cup orange juice
  3. 1/2 cup honey
  4. 1/3 cup soy sauce
  5. 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  6. 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  7. 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  8. 1/2 tsp. white pepper
  9. zest of one orange
  10. pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
TO MAKE THE ORANGE CHICKEN
  1. Season chicken generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and saute for about 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is browned and nearly cooked through.
  3. Pour in the orange chicken sauce, and stir to combine. Let the sauce come to a boil, then boil for an additional minute or two until thickened. Remove from heat and serve immediately over quinoa or rice. Garnish with green onions, sesame seeds and additional orange zest.
TO MAKE THE ORANGE CHICKEN SAUCE
  1. Whisk all ingredients together until combined. If you would like the sauce to be even sweeter, add an extra 2-4 tablespoons of honey.
Notes
  1. toppings: thinly-sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds, orange zest
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven
Adapted from Gimme Some Oven
Cherry Hill Health Coach LLC | Nancy Tilelli http://www.cherryhillhealthcoach.com/

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