Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

A lightly honey-sweetened baked orange chicken — all the best of takeout, without the heaviness! Chicken is baked in an almond flour crust and then doused in a tangy orange sauce. Serve with cauliflower rice for the complete experience!

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep Ingredients:

1 ½ pounds chicken breast, cut into large chunks

1 egg, beaten

1 cup almond flour

¼ cup arrowroot

1 teaspoon sea salt

 

Orange Sauce

1 cup orange juice

6 tablespoons honey

¼ cup coconut aminos

3 tablespoons lemon juice

3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar (unsweetened) or sub 1 ½ T white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon orange zest

1 teaspoon ginger

½ teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon arrowroot

To Serve:

4 cups cauliflower rice, prepared

1 pound green beans or broccoli, steamed

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep

Paleo Orange Chicken Meal Prep
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Orange Chicken Meal Prep

A lightly honey-sweetened baked orange chicken -- all the best of takeout, without the heaviness! Chicken is baked in an almond flour crust and then doused in a tangy orange sauce. Serve with cauliflower rice for the complete experience!
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Chicken, Meal Prep
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 meals

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds Chicken Breast
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup almond flour not almond meal
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt

Orange Sauce

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 6 tbs Honey
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Aminos
  • 3 tbs lemon juice
  • 3 tbs rice wine vinegar unsweetened
  • 1 tbs orange zest
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tbs arrowroot flour

To Serve

  • 4 cups riced cauliflower prepared
  • 1 pound green beans or broccoli steamed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Combine almond flour, arrowroot and sea salt.
  • Dip each chunk of chicken in the egg, and then coat in the almond flour mixture.
  • Add to a lined baking tray, and repeat until all chicken is coated.
  • Bake chicken for 25 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the coating has browned.
  • Add all ingredients for the orange sauce to a saucepan, and bring to a low boil, whisking or stirring to combine well. Once the sauce has thickened, remove from heat.
  • Drizzle the chicken with prepared orange sauce, and serve with cauliflower rice and veggies.

Notes

Nutrition for 1 out of 4 servings:
51.7g Protein | 64.8g Carbs | 19g Fat | 10.3g FIber | 621 Calories

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