Orange Sesame Chicken Breast with Green Beans & Brown Rice - 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 1/2 bunch

  • Orange 1

  • Garlic Clove 3 cloves

  • Green Beans 1 pound

Spices

  • Kosher Salt 1 tablespoon

  • Black Pepper 3 pinches

Dry Goods

  • Brown Rice 2/3 cup

  • Cornstarch 2 tablespoons

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 2 tablespoons

Preparation

  1. Boil Water

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

    • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 1/3 cups Water
    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1/2 bunch Thyme
    • 2 cloves, smashed Garlic Clove
  2. Cover & Simmer Rice

    Add rice & reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 40 minutes. Let rest for 10 minutes. Remove garlic & thyme. Fluff rice with a fork.

    • 2/3 cup Brown Rice
  3. Preheat

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

    Connect Oven
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Cook Green Beans

    Drizzle green beans with olive oil. Season. Bake for 10 minutes.

    • 1 pinch Black Pepper
    • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
    • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
    • 1 pound, trimmed Green Beans
  8. Serve & Enjoy!

    Pair with good music.

Nutrition

  Amount per
serving
Daily value percentage
Low Calorie 630 kcal  
Total Fat 18.0 g 22%
Total Saturated Fat 3.5 g 17%
Unsaturated Fat 14 g  
Cholesterol 170 mg 56%
Sodium 2200 mg 100%
Total Carbohydrate 54 g 20%
Fiber Total Dietary 6 g 20%
Sugars Total 19 g  
Excellent Source: Protein 58 g 115%
Good Source: Vitamin C 37 mg 40%
Calcium Ca 89 mg 6%
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By Innit Culinary Team