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Orange Chicken and Vegetable Rice Bowl

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 35 min.
Total: 60 min.
This orange juice sweetened chicken dish is a tasty way to bring healthy eating to your table.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 255
  Calories from Fat 55 (22%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(12%)Cholesterol 36mg
(14%)Sodium 327mg
(18%)Potassium 645mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 8g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(34%)Protein 17g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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