Orange Chicken Meal Prep

  • Author: Michelle
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x


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.



For the sauce

  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey (omit for whole30)
  • 2 tsp fresh orange zest (plus additional for topping)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch

For the chicken

  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 1 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 in a large pan and cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes until crispy and cooked through. 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 3-4 minutes to allow to thicken.
  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.

  • Category: Meal prep
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Chinese


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 376
  • Fat: 14.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 23.6g
  • Fiber: 4.9g
  • Protein: 40g