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Hoisin chicken with orange sauce

Preparation time: 45 minutes, including cooking the rice
Cooking time: 15–20 minutes

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins or breasts
1 tablespoon canola oil
Juice of 1 medium orange
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
2 cups broccoli florets cut into bite-size pieces
2 medium oranges, peeled, with seeds removed, divided in sections, and sections cut in half
2 cups cooked brown rice

Cut chicken into bite-size pieces. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken pieces and brown on both sides. When chicken is lightly browned but not cooked through, add orange juice and hoisin sauce to skillet. Cook 2 minutes. Add sesame seeds and broccoli pieces. Cover and cook a few minutes until broccoli has turned bright green. Add the orange segments, and mix well. Cook for about 1 minute more to heat orange; do not overcook. Serve mixture on brown rice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 303
  Carbohydrate: 40 g
  Protein: 20 g
  Fat: 7 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Cholesterol: 55 mg
  Sodium: 531 mg
  Fiber: 5 g
Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 vegetable, 3 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 2 1/2




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