Rating: 4 stars
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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.


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Makes 4 servings


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  • Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Toss with 2 Tbsp. cornstarch, and set aside.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.