Skillet Orange Chicken

serves: 5 – size: 1 cup chicken+ 1/3 cup rice – calories: 280 – fat: 7g – carbs: 18g – WWP+: 7 – smart points: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • zest of one orange (about 2 tbsp)
  • 3 tbsp lowered sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 (8.5 oz) pouch whole grain brown, Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice

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Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. Prepare the rice as package directs.
  3. Add the chicken, cornstarch, salt and pepper to a gallon sized resealable bag and shake to evenly coat.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil and chicken, cooking for about 30 sec to 1 min, just to partially cook the outside of the chicken.
  5. Turn the heat down to medium low and add the sauce to the skillet with the chicken and continue cooking for 6-8 min, or until the chicken is cooked. Stir frequently to coat the chicken.
  6. Serve 1 cup of chicken with 1/3 cup rice.

Skillet Orange Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • zest of one orange (about 2 tbsp)
  • 3 tbsp lowered sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 (8.5 oz) pouch whole grain brown, Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. Prepare the rice as package directs.
  3. Add the chicken, cornstarch, salt and pepper to a gallon sized resealable bag and shake to evenly coat.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the oil and chicken, cooking for about 30 sec to 1 min, just to partially cook the outside of the chicken.
  5. Turn the heat down to medium low and add the sauce to the skillet with the chicken and continue cooking for 6-8 min, or until the chicken is cooked. Stir frequently to coat the chicken.
  6. Serve 1 cup of chicken with 1/3 cup rice.
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