It’s never a bad idea to add protein to your meal, especially if that protein is Chicken! This take on Orange Chicken includes fresh and bright ingredients. You can easily prepare this as a light afternoon lunch perfect for summer time.

Here’s what you need:

1/2 cup orange juice concentrate (no sugar added)

3 Tablespoons coconut amino’s

1 Tablespoon olive oil

Zest from one orange

3 cloves garlic, minced

Dash red pepper flakes

2 packets Stevia

1. Combine the orange juice concentrate, coconut amino’s, olive oil, orange zest, red pepper flakes and Stevia in a small bowl. Mix well and set aside.

2. In a large pan, heat the coconut oil on medium-high.

3. Generously season the chicken pieces with salt, pepper and granulated onion. Add the chicken to the hot pan and brown on all sides.

4. When chicken is almost fully cooked, add the orange sauce, stirring to coat all of the chicken. Cook, uncovered, simmering the sauce until thickened and fully sticking to the chicken.

5. Garnish with sesame seeds and freshly chopped green onion.

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1.1 kg boneless skinless chicken thigh, cut into bite sized pieces

Dash salt and pepper

Dash granulated onion

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

3 green onions, chopped

Nutritional Analysis: One Serving Equals, 282 calories, 12 g fat, 505 mg sodium, 12 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein.