Healthier Honey Sesame Orange Chicken
This recipe is made with boneless chicken breast cooked in a honey sesame sauce sweetened with a hint of honey and tangy flavor! It's like your takeout order but healthier and from the comfort of your own kitchen!
Servings 2 servings
- 1 large chicken breast cut into chunks
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tsp sesame oil
Honey Sesame Orange Sauce
- 2 tsp warm water
- 2 tsp cornstarch
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp mirin or rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp sesame seeds
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- green onions and sesame seeds, for garnish
Prepare orange chicken sauce by mixing together 2 tsp warm water with cornstarch in a medium bowl. Add the remaining sauce ingredients and mix well.
Cut chicken into chunks and season with salt and pepper. Add into sauce and allow to marinate for 5 minutes.
Preheat pan to medium heat with sesame oil and add all the chicken with sauce into pan, cook until thickened, about 6-8 minutes.
Serve on top of rice, side of veggies and with a garnish of green onions and sesame seeds!