Orange Chicken and Vegetable Rice Bowl
This orange juice sweetened chicken dish is a tasty way to bring healthy eating to your table.
- 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
- ½ lb skinless, boneless, chicken breasts, cut into strips
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- 1 carrot, thinly sliced
- ½ medium onion, sliced
- ½ each yellow and red bell peppers, sliced
- 1 ½ teaspoons grated fresh ginger
- 7 oz low-sodium chicken broth
- ¼ cup orange juice
- 1 ½ teaspoons grated orange zest
- 1 ½ Tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 1/2 cups hot cooked brown rice
- In a large skillet or wok, heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil; add in chicken and stir fry until lightly browned; remove and set aside. In same skillet, heat remaining oil; stir fry vegetables and ginger 4-5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender crisp.
- Combine chicken broth, orange juice and zest, soy sauce and cornstarch in bowl and stir until smooth. Add to skillet, stirring constantly. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in chicken and cook until heated through.
- Spoon over or toss with warm rice.
Calories from Fat 55 (22%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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