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AIP Orange Chicken

This AIP Orange Chicken is a delicious AIP version of Chinese takeout. It’s made with whole ingredients, healthy oils and zero refined sugar. It tastes great and much better for you!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 311kcal
Author: Beth Chen

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup Instant Pot Orange Marmalade or Lemon Honey Marmalade to make it Lemon Chicken
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Aminos
  • 1 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Orange Zested
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

For the chicken

  • 1 pound Chicken Breast cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Arrowroot Starch
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Ginger
  • 2 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Green Onions optional garnish

Instructions

  • Whisk together the ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl then set aside.
  • Toss the chicken with salt, arrowroot starch, garlic powder and ground ginger.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes until crispy and cooked through.
  • Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 2-3minutes or until fragrant. Stir in the sauce, coating the chicken.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes to allow to thicken. Serve hot and garnish with green onions.

Notes

  • If you don’t have any Instant Pot Orange Marmalade, you can easily substitute Lemon Honey Marmalade. Or 1/4 cup honey, zest and juice of 1 orange.
  • This dish goes well with Cauliflower rice or white rice (AIP reintroduction)
  • If you prefer chicken thighs, you can use those instead of breasts.
  • This recipe is shown with Garlic Bok Choy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 906mg | Potassium: 454mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg