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Orange Chicken Meal Prep

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This orange chicken meal prep is perfect for making on the weekend to have lunch throughout the week! It’s gluten-free, paleo, and can be made whole30 and AIP.


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For the sauce

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp coconut sugar (omit for whole30)
  • Salt and pepper (omit pepper for AIP)

For the chicken

  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 thumb ginger, minced

For serving


  1. Whisk together the ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Slice the chicken into bite-sized cubes. Add salt and pepper, and coat in arrowroot starch.
  3. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large pan and cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes until cooked through to 165 F. Set aside.
  4. Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
  5. Add the chicken back to the pan and stir in the sauce, coating the chicken. Simmer for about 2 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken and coat the chicken.
  6. Assemble the meal prep bowls with broccoli, cauliflower rice, and orange chicken. Top with additional orange zest and green onions.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Information does not include optional ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Category: Meal prep
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Chinese