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Gluten-Free Orange Chicken

  • Author: Meg Whitmore {A Twisted Plate}
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


A healthy twist to the traditional Orange Chicken is easy for a weeknight dinner. Gluten-Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30, and Delicious! Made with clean ingredients, including Fresh Orange Juice, Coconut Amino, Chicken Broth, Arrowroot, and Seasonings. 




  • One Pound Chicken Breast
  • 3 tablespoons Arrowroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper

Orange Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 2 tablespoon Coconut Amino
  • 1/2 teaspoon Parsley
  • 4-5 Orange Slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sesame Seed (optional)


  • Heat Oil in Pan over medium-low heat
  • Tenderized the Chicken
  • Cut the Chicken into Quarter inch slices (or to preferred thickness)
  • Mix Arrowroot, Paprika, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Sea Salt, and Pepper together in a bowl
  • Dredge each piece through the Arrowroot mixture, shaking off any excess
  • Place covered Chicken in the pan, make sure it's not touching (you will likely need to do multiple batches)
  • Cook for about 2 minutes on each side.
  • Once cooked, set aside on a plate and add more Chicken until its all cooked
  • Add Chicken Broth, Orange Juice, Coconut Amino, Boat Sauce, and Parsley to the pan bringing it to a low boil
  • Reduce to low heat
  • Add the Chicken back in and top with Orange Slices
  • Allow Orange Chicken to cook for 25-30 minutes.
  • Add Sesame Seed (if you choose)
  • Serve over your choice of Cauliflower Rice/Rice/Quinoa if you choose
  • Enjoy


  • Serving Size: 5
  • Calories: 232
  • Sugar: 6.5 g
  • Sodium: 398.9 mg
  • Fat: 3.3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.8 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 31.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 49.1 mg

Keywords: Orange Chicken, Paleo Orange Chicken, Gluten Free Orange Chicken, Whole30 Orange Chicken, Orange Chicken Recipe, Easy Orange Chicken

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