Whole30 Orange Chicken with Snow Peas

This is a intensely flavorful, quick, and easy dish that is Whole30 compliant. Proves that Whole30 can tickle the taste buds!

Whole30 Orange Chicken with Snow Peas

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken, cut into bite size pieces (dark meat works best)
  • salt & pepper
  • 3 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  • 1/3 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 inch ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder can use fresh if you want
  • 2 Tbsp arrowroot powder
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 onion sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cup cashews

Instructions:

  1. Sprinkle salt & pepper on chicken and stir to evenly coat.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add 2 Tbsp sesame oil and chicken.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes until mostly cooked through.
  4. In a small bowl, combine orange zest and juice, coconut aminos, ginger, tomato paste, red pepper, arrowroot, and garlic powder.
  5. Stir as best you can until smooth.
  6. Pour over chicken and stir to evenly coat.
  7. Cook for 5-10 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked through.
  8. While that is cooking, in a medium skillet over medium high heat, add 1 Tbsp sesame oil.
  9. After hot, add snow peas, onions, and cashews.
  10. After cooked but still crunchy, add to skillet with chicken.
  11. Remove larger skillet from heat and toss to coat.
  12. Serve and enjoy

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