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Orange, Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry

By Jason Fung, MD

Orange, Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry

Stir-fries are great for using up all the extra vegetables in the fridge, but sometimes they can feel a little scatterbrained. For this one, the orange sauce pulls everything together so you don’t get that “disorganized pile of random vegetables” effect. You can keep it sweet or make it spicy with a bit of homemade...
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 402 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, diced
  • 1 bell pepper diced
  • 1 small broccoli head, cut into florets
  • 1 zucchini sliced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Orange Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup orange juice fresh
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp sriracha sauce (optional)
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, stir together the chicken stock, orange zest, orange juice, coconut aminos, ginger, garlic, Sriracha, and red pepper flakes.
  • Heat the coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the chicken pieces to the skillet. Cook for 6-8 minutes, until cooked through and browned on the outside, and set aside.
  • Place all the vegetables in the skillet and cook until they start to soften.
  • Pour the sauce into the skillet, making sure to scrape the bottom of the pan, and bring to a soft boil.
  • Lower the heat and return the chicken to the pan. Stir everything to combine and serve hot.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Orange, Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry
Amount per Serving
Calories
402
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
10
g
15
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
145
mg
48
%
Sodium
 
622
mg
27
%
Potassium
 
1625
mg
46
%
Carbohydrates
 
23
g
8
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
54
g
108
%
Vitamin A
 
2106
IU
42
%
Vitamin C
 
206
mg
250
%
Calcium
 
103
mg
10
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Asian, Break-Fast Meal, Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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