Orange Chicken

This lighter, delicious and gluten-free version on a classic takeout favorite will make you want to add it to your weekly dinner menu!

It’s full of flavor and on the table in less than 30 minutes! 

Ingredients:

For the chicken:

1 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces

1/4 cup arrowroot 

1/2 tsp. salt

2 tbsp. avocado or coconut oil

For the sauce:

1 large garlic clove, minced

2 tsp. fresh ginger, minced

1 cup 100% orange juice, or freshly squeezed

1/3 cup rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar

3 tbsp. maple syrup or honey

3 tbsp. liquid aminos

2 tbsp. arrowroot

4-6 cups broccoli florets, lightly steamed

 

Directions:

First prepare the chicken.

In a large zip-top bag or bowl combine the arrowroot with the salt. Toss the chicken pieces until well coated.

In a bowl mix all the ingredient for the sauce. Whisk until very well combined. 

Cook chicken in a large pan with the oil 3-4 minutes per side. Set chicken aside.

Whisk sauce over medium heat until thickens, then add the chicken and broccoli.

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