Crispy Orange Chicken Recipe For Reno Personal Training

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Crispy orange chicken is delicious, there’s no denying it.  But it’s chicken scraps deepfried and soaked in sugar – not exactly what you want to be nomming on when you’re looking to build an awesome body.

So forget the mall food stand orange chicken and make this much healthier version at home.

Plus, it’ll give you a chance to practice your chopstick-fu in private ;)

crispy orange chicken for reno personal training

This recipe makes 6 servings.

Crispy Orange Chicken Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate (no sugar added)
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • Zest from one orange
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Dash red pepper flakes
  • 2 packets Stevia
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken thigh, cut into bite sized pieces
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • Dash granulated onion
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3 green onions, chopped

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

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

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

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.

Garnish with sesame seeds and freshly chopped green onion.

Nutrition Info: Each Serving Equals 282 calories, 12g fat, 12g carbs, 1g fiber, 35g protein

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