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Healthy Orange Sesame Chicken

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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 259
Protein 42g
Fat 2g
Carbs 17g
Total Time

Got a craving for Chinese food but don’t want the guilt?  Try this lighter version of a orange chicken – your taste buds and your body will thank you.

 

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Healthy Orange Sesame Chicken

Ingredients

Ingredients for at least 5 servings:

  • 2 lb chicken breast (measured raw)
  • 1/4 cup Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (or coconut aminos, or low sodium soy sauce)
  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp red pepper garlic sauce
  •  1/4 cup organic, raw honey
  • 2 tbsp sugar free orange marmalade
  • juice from 3 clementines
  • 1 tbsp tapioca starch (or arrowroot starch)
  • sesame seeds, green onions
  • spray coconut oil
Steps
  1. In a bowl, mix Bragg’s, rice vinegar, orange juice, orange marmalade, honey, red pepper sauce and tapioca starch. Set aside.
  2. Chop chicken into small pieces.
  3. Set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat and spray with coconut oil.  Add the chicken and cook until it is about 90% finished.
  4. Pour in the orange sauce and stir quickly.  Reduce the heat, allow the sauce to thicken and continue stirring.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
  6. Serve with brown rice or quinoa.

Approximate macros for 1 of 5 servings:

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Calories
259
Protein
42g
Fat
2g
Carbs
17g
Sodium
-
Fiber
<1g
Sugar
13g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.