Keto orange chicken comes with two sugar-free sauce types that give different senses. Although it looks oily, it is low-carb, gluten-free, and sugar-free.
Most of the Asian cuisines look greasy and the tastes are spicy and salty. It sounds not low-carb and unhealthy but Chinese cuisine today is different from the plenty. Keto orange chicken is not only low-carb but also gluten-free and the most important is healthier. On this page, you will read a recipe and just to print or save to have it. Afterward, it leaks how to make the orange sauce as a homemade sauce. Everything is good but you prefer one of them for your low-carb orange chicken.
Keto Orange Chicken Recipe that is low-carb and Healthier
The reason for the regular orange chicken is not keto-friendly is, of course, the ingredients. It uses flour, orange juice, cornstarch, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Truthfully, you just need to change some ingredients and not use the darker meat. Use the light meat (chicken breast), coconut flour, and eggs. Besides as the Chinese cuisine, it is also well-known as American cuisine. People eat keto orange chicken for dinner and lunch.
Now, this page guides to make it alone in three steps of directions and a few ingredients. The cuisine that needs 30 minutes for total cooking will result in 12 serving. Each serving has 141 kcal, calcium 17mg, iron 0.6 mg, Vitamin C 3.8g, and potassium 451mg. There are also protein 24g, sodium 345mg, fat 3g, and cholesterol 72mg. Well, turn back to the recipe and here are the ingredients and the instructions:
- Cup up skinless and boneless chicken breast: 6
- Sugar-free Orange Marmalade: 2/3 cup
- Carbalose: ¼ cup
- Rice wine vinegar: 1 tablespoon
- Minced garlic clove: 1
- Soy sauce: 1 tablespoon
- Red pepper flakes: 2 teaspoons
- Chicken broth: 1 ½ cup
There are only 3 steps to make orange chicken low-carb (keto) in 15 minutes:
- Saute or cook the chicken using a vegetable spray or other methods in the skillet until begins to brown.
- Then, make the sauce by combining chicken broth, flour alternative, and marmalade in the saucepan. Use low to medium heat and then stir in the remaining ingredients.
- Lastly, add the ingredients and the chicken to the sauce that begins to bubble. Cook in lower heat for about 5-6 minutes.
Would you like to make Orange Sauce Homemade?
Keto orange chicken recipe above uses sugar-free orange marmalade that you can buy in the grocery. How do you make it alone? Do not worry you can prepare some ingredients to make it without bothering. The most important thing is you have orange zest, orange extract, olive oil, grated fresh ginger, and coconut aminos. You still need So Nourished Erythritol and chicken broth. Mix all ingredients in a saucepan while stirring evenly. Boil and simmer while stirring occasionally until you get the desired thickness.
Are dare to eat this grease-look Chinese and American cuisine to have dinner? Do not worry it is safe for lunch and dinner because the ingredients are low-carb and gluten-free. Even, it is also sugar-free from the erythritol sugar type. You must try it and change the marmalade with your homemade sauce. Feel free to try! Thank you!