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Orange Chicken and Broccoli Skillet

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Amy Rains

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small white onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1 large head of broccoli
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2 tbsp of orange zest
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup Tamari soy sauce or coconut aminos for Paleo
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp sriracha
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds optional

Instructions

  1. Heat up a large skillet or wok to medium high heat and add coconut oil, garlic, onion, and minced ginger. Lower to medium heat. While the mixture is cooking, chop up chicken and broccoli.
  2. Sauté for about 5 minutes or until onions are clear, add chicken and broccoli.
  3. Cook for about 10 minutes until chicken is no longer pink and broccoli becomes crisp. While cooking, whisk together orange juice, zest, sesame oil, soy sauce (or coconut aminos), honey, sriracha, and red pepper flakes in a separate bowl.
  4. Pour over chicken and broccoli. Cook for another 2-3 minutes on low heat.
  5. Serve hot and garnish with sesame seeds.