Orange Chicken w/Sauce

OAMM. Recipe includes chicken & sauce.

Orange Chicken w/Sauce
Orange Chicken w/Sauce

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    lbs boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces

  • salt & pepper

  • 2

    T olive oil

  • Toppings:

  • Thinly sliced green onions

  • Toasted sesame seeds

  • orange zest

  • Sauce:

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2

    cup orange juice

  • 1/2

    cup honey (more to sweeten, if desired)

  • 1/3

    cup soy sauce

  • 1/4

    cup rice wine vinegar

  • 3

    T cornstarch

  • 1/2

    tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2

    tsp white pepper

  • zest of one orange

  • pinch of crushed red pepper flakes

  • Optional:

  • 2

    cups chicken broth

  • 1

    cup dry quinoa or rice

Directions

Chicken: Season chicken generously with salt and pepper. FREEZE Orange Sauce: Whisk all ingredients together until combined. Add 2-4 T extra honey for sweeter sauce. FREEZE To Thaw & Serve: Defrost chicken and sauce in refrigerator overnight. Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium-heat. Add chicken and saute for about 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is browned and nearly cooked through. Pour in the orange 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.

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