Tue. Jun 18th, 2024
Keto Orange Chicken

Keto Orange Chicken is low in carbohydrates, high in protein, and has all the flavors you love without the added sugar.

Keto Orange Chicken Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 orange)
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos (a soy sauce alternative)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum (a thickening agent)

Instructions:

  1. In a shallow bowl, mix together almond flour, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Coat chicken pieces in the almond flour mixture, shaking off any excess.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the coconut oil.
  4. Add the chicken and garlic, cooking until chicken is browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  6. In the same skillet, add chicken broth, orange juice, orange zest, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally.
  7. Sprinkle xanthan gum over the sauce and whisk quickly to combine, cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes until sauce thickens.
  8. Return chicken to the skillet and stir until coated in sauce.
  9. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 293
  • Total Fat: 16.9g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.9g
  • Cholesterol: 98mg
  • Sodium: 495mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 5.5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7g
  • Sugars: 2.5g
  • Protein: 27.8g

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