Orange Sesame Chicken with Broccoli & Red Quinoa - Innit

Ingredients

4 Servings

Meat & Seafood

  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 4

Canned/Bottled Goods

  • Chicken Broth 1/2 cup

  • Chili Paste 1/2 teaspoon

Produce

  • Ginger 1/2 teaspoon

  • Thyme 2 sprigs

  • Orange 1

  • Broccoli 2 heads

  • Garlic Clove 2 cloves

Spices

  • Kosher Salt 1 tablespoon

  • Black Pepper 1 1/8 teaspoons

  • Red Pepper Flakes 1 teaspoon

Dry Goods

  • Cornstarch 2 tablespoons

  • Red Quinoa 2/3 cup

Pantry

  • Toasted Sesame Seed 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/4 cup

  • Soy Sauce 1 tablespoon

  • White Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Roasted Sesame Seed Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Water 1 1/3 cups

  • Olive Oil 1 tablespoon

Preparation

  1. Preheat

    Preheat the oven to 425 F. Line two sheet pans with foil.

    Connect Oven
  2. Bake Chicken Breast

    Season chicken. Bake for 22 - 28 minutes, let rest for 5 minutes.

    TIP: Why rest? Because proteins continue to cook once removed from the oven!

    • 4, 8oz breasts Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    • 1/2 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  3. Flavor & Boil Quinoa

    Combine all ingredients in large pot & bring to a boil.

    • 1 clove, smashed Garlic Clove
    • 2 sprigs Thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
    • 1 1/3 cups Water
  4. Cook Broccoli

    Drizzle broccoli with olive oil. Season. Bake for 18 minutes.

    • 2 heads, sliced Broccoli
    • 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
    • teaspoon, to coat Olive Oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  5. Cover & Simmer Quinoa

    Reduce heat & simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Remove garlic & thyme. Fluff with a fork.

    • 2/3 cup Red Quinoa
  6. Prep Sauce

    Heat sesame oil over low heat in a medium saucepan. Add ginger, garlic, & orange peel; cook, stirring until fragrant, about 2 - 3 minutes.

    • 1/2 teaspoon, grated Ginger
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons Roasted Sesame Seed Oil
    • 1 clove, minced Garlic Clove
    • 2 slices, freshly peeled Orange Peel
  7. Sauce Creation

    Add all ingredients to a medium bowl, stirring until cornstarch dissolves. Gradually pour into pan with ginger & garlic. Bring to a boil for 30 seconds, whisking constantly. Keep warm over low heat until ready to serve.

    • 1 tablespoon White Vinegar
    • 1/2 teaspoon Chili Paste
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seed
    • 1, juiced Orange
    • 1/4 cup Sugar
    • 2 tablespoons Cornstarch
    • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
    • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  8. Serve & Enjoy!

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Low Calorie 580 kcal  
Total Fat 15.0 g 19%
Total Saturated Fat 3.0 g 15%
Unsaturated Fat 12 g  
Cholesterol 170 mg 56%
Sodium 2200 mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 44 g 16%
Fiber Total Dietary 5 g 17%
Sugars Total 16 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 59 g 117%
Excellent Source: Vitamin C 59 mg 70%
Calcium Ca 77 mg 6%
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By Innit Culinary Team