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Orange Chicken + Cauliflower Fried Rice

Updated: Apr 12, 2018


gluten free + refined sugar free + keto + dairy free + paleo*


prep time 15 min

cook time 45 min

serves 3-4


GATHER

skillet that can go in the oven (cast iron recommended)

medium size sauce pan

cutting board

knife

avocado or sesame oil

4 gloves of garlic

fresh ginger

2 heads of broccoli

2 carrots peeled

mushrooms

1 whole orange juiced

1 cup soy sauce (coconut aminos to make paleo)

1/2 cup honey

3 chicken breasts

cauliflower rice (i like to buy it frozen, but you can also just dice or add 1 whole head of cauliflower in the food processor to make "rice")

1/2 cup of chicken broth

2 eggs

frozen peas


optional

greens

avocado

sesame seeds


PREP

cut chicken breasts into cubes

rub down with: salt, pepper, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and ground ginger


in a separate bowl mix:

1/2 cup soy sauce

1/2 cup honey

all fresh squeezed orange juice

salt & pepper to taste

stir and place aside


on the cutting board, dice:

carrots

garlic

fresh ginger

mushrooms

broccoli


MAKE

preheat oven at 375

add oil to skillet and place on stove at medium heat

add chicken to skillet


add a little oil to another sauce pan and place on medium-low heat

add scrambled eggs to the pan

once eggs are cooked, remove from pan and set aside for later

add a tiny bit more oil, carrots and broccoli to the same pan

stir occasionally

once mostly cooked, add garlic + fresh ginger + mushrooms

continue stirring


once chicken is mostly cooked, add orange glaze and put in oven

cooks about 10 minutes


add cauliflower rice to skillet with the vegetables

add 1/2 cup chicken broth and 1/4 cup soy sauce

stir and let cook until cauliflower is cooked & most of the liquid is removed

stir in 2 scrambled eggs


remove chicken from oven

add chicken & cauli rice to a bowl or plate with greens (i use whatever I have in the house, usually arugula or spinach)

1/2 an avocado

sesame seeds


pat yourself on the back. stuff food directly into face and never miss take out Chinese food again.

...until you have to do the dishes!

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