This Paleo Orange Chicken is a healthy spin on the classic Chinese takeout dish. Seared cubes of chicken are coated in a delicious sticky sauce that has a kick of spice and bold orange flavour. This is a great 30-minute dish for weeknight dinner and leftovers will last for 3 days in the fridge
Heat the sesame oil In a sauce pan. Once hot add in the onion and saute for 3 minutes before adding in the garlic and ginger and cooking for 1 minute until it becomes fragrant. combine all of the remaining 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 1/2 and has thickened.
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.