Orange Chicken with Bulgur and Broccoli

Recipe inspired by GreenLiteBites.com

chicken

  • 1/2 cup uncooked bulgur
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 1/2 large sweet onion chopped
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts; cut into chunks
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 3 small oranges or clementines
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tsp ground ginger (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • 1 bag of frozen broccoli
  1. Prepare the Bulgur according to the package. It should be a 1:2 ratio of dried bulgur to broth.
  2. Toss the chicken with soy sauce and ginger and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, chop the onions
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and brown the chicken and onion with a bit of non-stick cooking spray.
  5. While the chicken is cooking zest the clementines then peel and chop them.
  6. Add the chopped oranges (and any juice that came out) to the chicken and onion and continue cooking.
  7. Whisk the zest, soy sauce, water, corn starch, ground ginger, honey, and red pepper flakes together.
  8. Add it to the cooking chicken and onion. It will immediately start to thicken just keep stirring to coat everything.
  9. Add the bag of frozen broccoli. Stir to combine. Then cover and lower to medium.
  10. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  11. Add the cooked bulgur to the pot, stir, recover and cook for another couple of minutes.

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