Chicken in Orange Cinnamon Sauce

with Sweet Potato Mash and Pomegranate Seeds

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Instructions

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1 Prep mash

Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into bite-size pieces. Add them to a pan of boiled water with a generous pinch of salt. Cook the potatoes over a medium heat for 15 min or until soft. Once soft, drain the potatoes and return them to the pan. Mash until smooth and season with salt.

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2 Prep oranges

Meanwhile, carefully wash and dry the orange. Finely grate its zest before also juicing it.

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3 Fry chicken

Heat a pan over a medium high heat with a drizzle of oil. Fry the chicken breasts for 4 min on each side until browned. Season generously with salt and pepper. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.

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4 Prep sauce

Wipe the pan clean with kitchen paper, then return it to a medium heat. Add the butter, 1/1.5/2 tsp of the grated orange zest, 100/150/200 ml of orange juice and the cinnamon stick. Cook for 2-3 min. Return the fried chicken to the pan and cook for 5 min further until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.

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5 Boil broccoli

Rinse the broccoli and separate it into florets. Cook the broccoli florets in a pot of salted boiling water for 5 min or until tender. Drain once cooked. 

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6 Serve

Serve the orange chicken with the sweet potato mash and boiled broccoli to the side. Garnish with the pomegranate seeds.

Tips for fussy eaters

Fry some of the chicken separately without the sauce.

Pro tip

Add raisins or chopped dried apricots or dates to the orange sauce.

This dish hits every note!

Cooking Time: 30 min

Cals 557.0 · Prot 53.0 · Carbs 74.8 · Fat 5.9

Ingredients

Number of people

Chicken

Chicken breast 400.00 Grams
Olive oil 2.00 Tbsp
Salt 1.00 Tsp
Black pepper 0.50 Tsp

Sauce

Orange 1.00 Pieces
Salted butter 20.00 Grams
Cinnamon stick 1.00 Pieces

Mash

Sweet potatoes 600.00 Grams
Salt 1.00 Tsp

To serve

Broccoli 300.00 Grams
Pomegranate seeds 60.00 Grams

This dish hits every note!

Cooking Time: 30 min

Cals 557.0 · Prot 53.0 · Carbs 74.8 · Fat 5.9

Instructions

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1 Prep mash

Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into bite-size pieces. Add them to a pan of boiled water with a generous pinch of salt. Cook the potatoes over a medium heat for 15 min or until soft. Once soft, drain the potatoes and return them to the pan. Mash until smooth and season with salt.

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2 Prep oranges

Meanwhile, carefully wash and dry the orange. Finely grate its zest before also juicing it.

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3 Fry chicken

Heat a pan over a medium high heat with a drizzle of oil. Fry the chicken breasts for 4 min on each side until browned. Season generously with salt and pepper. Transfer the chicken to a plate and set aside.

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4 Prep sauce

Wipe the pan clean with kitchen paper, then return it to a medium heat. Add the butter, 1/1.5/2 tsp of the grated orange zest, 100/150/200 ml of orange juice and the cinnamon stick. Cook for 2-3 min. Return the fried chicken to the pan and cook for 5 min further until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.

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5 Boil broccoli

Rinse the broccoli and separate it into florets. Cook the broccoli florets in a pot of salted boiling water for 5 min or until tender. Drain once cooked. 

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6 Serve

Serve the orange chicken with the sweet potato mash and boiled broccoli to the side. Garnish with the pomegranate seeds.

Tips for fussy eaters

Fry some of the chicken separately without the sauce.

Pro tip

Add raisins or chopped dried apricots or dates to the orange sauce.

Ingredients

Number of people

Chicken

Chicken breast 400.00 Grams
Olive oil 2.00 Tbsp
Salt 1.00 Tsp
Black pepper 0.50 Tsp

Sauce

Orange 1.00 Pieces
Salted butter 20.00 Grams
Cinnamon stick 1.00 Pieces

Mash

Sweet potatoes 600.00 Grams
Salt 1.00 Tsp

To serve

Broccoli 300.00 Grams
Pomegranate seeds 60.00 Grams
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