Prep: 15 min., Cook: 15 min. We liked this served over hot Basmati rice. Orange-Basil Chicken is a fast and healthful alternative to takeout.
Southern Living Cooking School APRIL 2007
1. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Toss with 2 Tbsp. cornstarch, and set aside.
2. Sauté broccoli in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes; remove from skillet, and set aside.
3. Sauté chicken pieces in remaining 1 Tbsp. hot oil in skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes or until done. Reduce heat to medium.
4. Whisk together orange juice, next 3 ingredients, and remaining 1 Tbsp. cornstarch. Add orange juice mixture and broccoli to chicken, and cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Stir in basil and orange rind. Serve over hot cooked rice.
CASHEW-ORANGE CHICKEN: Add 1/2 cup whole cashews to the orange juice mixture, and proceed as directed.
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