Orange and Almond Stir-Fry

Orange and Almond Stir-Fry

This tangy chicken stir-fry is packed with flavour. Stir-fries are a delicious and easy way to ensure that you’re eating your vegetables - this one is teeming with broccoli, carrots, and celery. Almonds add a nutritious protein boost.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) boneless chicken, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) orange juice
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, medium, cut in half and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) broccoli
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) ginger, fresh, grated
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) orange zest, grated
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) slivered almonds, toasted
  1. Mix orange juice and cornstarch. Set aside.

  2. In a wok or large skillet, stir fry chicken in oil for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.

  3. Add onion, carrots and celery to wok and stir fry 2 minutes. Add broccoli, ginger root and chicken stock. Cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender crisp.

  4. Return chicken to wok. Add orange juice mixture, orange rind, salt and pepper.

  5. Cook until sauce is thickened, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with toasted almonds.

  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 280 g serving Amount
  • Calories 230
  • Protein 29 g
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Sodium 390 mg
  • Per 280 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 20
  • Calcium 6
  • Iron 8
  • Vitamin A 15
  • Vitamin C 100
  • Vitamin B6 22
  • Vitamin B12 22
  • Folate 25
  • Magnesium 26
  • Zinc 16

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