better than take-out orange chicken
better than take-out orange chicken
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    A healthier version of the Chinese take-out classic!

    Ingredients

    • 2 lbs chicken breasts or thighs or tenderloins, cut into 1.5 inch cubes
    • 1 1/2 cup of water
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
    • 2 1/2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp grated orange zest
    • 1/2 tsp ginger root, minced
    • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
    • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
    • 3 tbsp corn starch
    • 2 cups of white rice
    • Chopped green onions for garnish, optional

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 372 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 22.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 97 mg 32.26%
    • Sodium: 582 mg 24.24%
    • Calcium: 29 mg 2.89%
    • Potassium: 362 mg 10.35%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.7%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.72%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 34 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 3.72%
    • Vitamin C 3.14%
    • Vitamin D 6.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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