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a April 10th, 2012

  1. Healthy Honey Orange Chicken

    April 10, 2012 by Kristin



    This is a healthy variation of a Chinese food take-out favorite!
    Marinade:

    • about 1/2 cup orange juice
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest
    • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

    Sauce:

    • 3/4 cup orange juice
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest
    • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 5 teaspoons truvia
    • 4 teaspoons regular honey
    • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • Pinch red pepper flakes
    • 3 tablespoons of flour
    • Kosher salt
    • Sesame seeds

     

    For the marinade:

    1. In a medium bowl combine orange juice, orange zest, soy sauce,  and salt.
    2. Add chicken tenders and stir to coat. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

    For the sauce:

    1. In a small saucepan combine orange juice, orange zest, chicken broth, Truvia,  honey, soy sauce, oil, garlic, and rice vinegar.
    2. Bring to a boil and stir occasionally with a whisk.
    3. Stir the flour in parts and stir after each addition.
    4. Bring back to a boil and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until thickened.

    Cooking the chicken:

    1. In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high.
    2. Add chicken and cook until golden and meat is cooked through.
    3. Pour sauce over chicken and serve!

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