Healthy Orange Sesame Chicken
This recipe for an easy and delicious orange chicken is a great way to enjoy a satisfying and flavorful meal that’s ready in no time. With its sweet and tangy orange sauce, tender and juicy chicken, and a hint of heat from the red pepper garlic sauce, this dish is sure to be a hit with the whole family. To make this recipe, you’ll need a few key ingredients: chicken breast, Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (or coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce), rice wine vinegar, red pepper garlic sauce, organic raw honey, sugar free orange marmalade, juice from clementines, and tapioca starch (or arrowroot starch). You’ll also want to have some sesame seeds and green onions on hand for garnish.
To begin, mix together the Bragg’s, rice vinegar, orange juice, orange marmalade, honey, red pepper sauce, and tapioca starch in a bowl and set it aside. Then, chop the chicken into small pieces and set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat. Spray the skillet with coconut oil, then add the chicken and cook it until it is about 90% finished. Pour the orange sauce into the skillet and stir quickly to coat the chicken. Reduce the heat and allow the sauce to thicken, continuing to stir as needed. Garnish the orange chicken with sesame seeds and green onions, and then serve it with brown rice or quinoa for a complete and satisfying meal.
This orange sesame chicken recipe makes at least 5 servings, so you can easily adjust the quantities if you need to make more or fewer portions. With its easy-to-follow instructions and delicious flavors, this orange chicken recipe is sure to become a go-to in your kitchen. So why wait? Give it a try today and discover just how tasty and convenient healthy eating can be!
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
In a bowl, mix Bragg’s, rice vinegar, orange juice, orange marmalade, honey, red pepper sauce and tapioca starch. Set aside.
Chop chicken into small pieces.
Set a nonstick skillet on medium high heat and spray with coconut oil. Add the chicken and cook until it is about 90% finished.
Pour in the orange sauce and stir quickly. Reduce the heat, allow the sauce to thicken and continue stirring.
Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
Serve with brown rice or quinoa.
Approximate macros for 1 of 5 servings:
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My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.
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