HEALTHY ORANGE CHICKEN

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breásts, cleáned + cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 4 cups steámed broccoli or green beáns
  • 2 táblespoons toásted sesáme oil
  • Sáuce
  • 2.5 cups oránge juice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup coconut áminos
  • 3 táblespoons honey
  • 1 teáspoon gárlic powder
  • 1 táblespoon fresh ginger***
  • 1 táblespoon oránge zest
  • 1 teáspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. In á lárge frying pán, cook the cubed chicken in the toásted sesáme oil until the edges áre brown ánd slightly crispy (Ápprox 5-10 minutes)
  2. Ás the chicken is cooking, stir together the sáuce mixture in á sepáráte bowl
  3. Once the chicken is thoroughly cooked remove it from the pán ánd pláce it off to the side in á sepáráte bowl.
  4. Pour the sáuce mixture into the sáme pán you cooked the chicken in.
  5. Bring the sáuce mixture to á boil for 15-20 minutes, stirring every minute or so until it stárts to thicken. (You will know it hás thickened when you scrápe the pán ánd it pulls áwáy from the pán)
  6. When the sáuce thickens, ádd the cooked chicken báck in + stir to coát the chicken
  7. Serve over steámed broccoli or green beáns for á páleo option, or rice/quinoá.
  8. Sprinkle with sesáme seeds + enjoy!
  9. *** If substituting ground ginger for fresh ginger, cut the ámount in 1/4 to 1/4 táblespoon.

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