Healthy Orange Chicken

Healthy Orange Chicken

Recipe by SandraMyers




  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 4 cups steamed broccoli or green beans

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 2 cups orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4 cup chicken broth

  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos


  • Cleaned and cut chicken into 1 inch cubes.
  • In a large frying pan, cook the cubed chicken in the toasted sesame oil until the edges are brown and slightly crispy (Approx 5-10 minutes)
  • As the chicken is cooking, stir together the sauce mixture in a separate bowl
  • Once the chicken is thoroughly cooked remove it from the pan and place it off to the side in a separate bowl.
  • Pour the sauce mixture into the same pan you cooked the chicken in.
  • Bring the sauce mixture to a boil for 15-20 minutes, stirring every minute or so until it starts to thicken.
  • When the sauce thickens, add the cooked chicken back in + stir to coat the chicken
  • Serve over steamed broccoli or green beans for a paleo option, or rice/quinoa.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Healthy Orange Chicken
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