Hunan Orange Chicken

Hunan Chicken
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  • Yield: 4 servings

Next time your kids beg for Chinese, invite them into the kitchen to help you make this quick, healthy version of Hunan Orange Chicken

Ingredients

1cup orange juice
3tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2tablespoons cornstarch
2tablespoons honey
1/4teaspoon red pepper flakes
4teaspoons Asian (dark) sesame oil
1pound boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
1/4pound fresh snow peas, trimmed and halved

Instructions

  1. Combine orange juice, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey and pepper flakes in a small bowl; stir until smooth.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium heat until a drop of water sizzles. Pour in 2 tsp oil and swirl to coat. Add chicken; stir-fry until cooked through, about 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Heat remaining 2 tsp. oil in the same skillet. Add bell pepper and ginger; stir-fry until fragrant, about 4 minutes. Add snow peas and stir-fry until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 1 minute. Add chicken and orange juice mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles and thickens, about 1 minute.

From Weight Watchers Ultimate Chicken Cookbook. Copyright 2013, reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Griffin.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 265
  • Fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 75 mg
  • Sodium 452 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Protein 28 g