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4.75 from 4 votes

Spicy Orange Chicken

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo, Specific Carbohydrate Diet Legal
Servings: 2


For The Sauce

  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes

For The Chicken

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onions
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds


  • In a sauce pan combine all of the ingredients for the sauce and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and let the sauce simmer for approximately 10 minutes until it has reduced by 1/3 and has begun to thicken. 
  • Meanwhile cut the chicken thighs into bite sized pieces and season with salt and pepper. Heat the sesame oil in a skillet on medium high heat and cook the chicken for approximately 6 minutes until its golden in colour.
  • Once the chicken is golden and cooked through, pour the sauce over top and stir so that it is well coated. 
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the green onions and sesame seeds before serving. This chicken is fantastic served on cauliflower rice.