Main Dishes

Szechuan Orange Chicken

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1: It tastes even better than take-out; 2: It’s super quick and easy – I’m talking less than 30 minutes from start to finish; and 3: It has less than 300 calories per serving – including the rice! This Szechuan Orange Chicken turned out amazing – just mix up a quick sauce using fresh ginger, garlic, orange juice, soy sauce, and sesame oil, and you’ll never be tempted to spend those extra calories on take-out again. Load up your dish with some broccoli and carrots, and you can feel good about

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1 pound boneless chicken breast, sliced into thin strips
2 teaspoons orange zest
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons soy-sauce, divided (I use reduced sodium)
1/2 cup orange juice
1/3 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more, if you like it spicy. 1/4 teaspoon was just enough to give this some flavor, but not enough to add any real heat)
2 teaspoons canola oil
1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
2 to 3 carrots, thinly sliced
2 cups Minute brown rice, prepared according to package directions
While your rice is cooking, combine chicken, orange zest, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon soy-sauce in a large bowl. Toss to coat. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, chicken broth, honey,...
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Nutritions

Calories
348

Sodium
544mg
22% DV

Fat
13g
21% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV