High Protein Crispy Orange Chicken Recipe

High Protein Crispy Orange Chicken

High Protein Crispy Orange Chicken Meal Prep!

A popular takeout meal made healthier, with lower calories and better macros! You can still enjoy your favourite foods for weight loss!🤌🏽🔥

Macros per serving without rice

336 calories - 47g protein / 24g carbs / 6g fat

Macros per serving with 120g cooked rice

455 calories - 48g protein / 57g carbs / 6g fat

INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings)

For the Crispy Chicken:

• 600g raw chicken breast (cut into cubes)
• 1 tsp salt & pepper
• 2 tsp garlic powder
• 2 tsp paprika or smoked paprika
• 50g cornflour or cornstarch
• 1 tsp baking powder

For the Sticky Orange Sauce:

• 300ml fresh orange juice (you can squeeze from fresh oranges or use store bought)
• 40ml low sodium soy sauce
• 30g honey
• 10g cornflour or cornstarch
• 40-50ml water
• 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
• 3 garlic cloves chopped
• 1 tbsp ginger chopped
• Orange zest (optional)

For Garnish:

• Sesame seeds
• Green onion / Scallion

To serve:

• 120g cooked white rice per serving

Calories and macros may vary based on ingredients you use!


Important notes:

- When coating the chicken with cornflour make sure each piece is evenly coated to get the best crispy results
- This is perfect for meal prep and can be frozen for weeks of stored in the fridge for 4-5 days
- To reheat from frozen just place in a microwave for 5 minutes or remove the night before to thaw overnight

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