Lightly spicy, extra saucy, and full of orange flavor! This spicy orange chicken and broccoli is sautéed instead of deep fried, making it healthier, easier and quicker. All made in one skillet and ready in 30 minutes. Serve over rice for a delicious take-out fake-out.
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, or until browned and mostly cooked through. Remove chicken and set aside. While the chicken cooks, make your spicy orange sauce.
Whisk all the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl until combined. Set aside.
Add another tablespoon of olive oil to the same skillet. Sauté the broccoli over medium-high heat for one minute then add ⅓ cup of water, cover, and let steam until the water is cooked off, about 3-4 minutes.
Add the chicken and spicy orange sauce to the skillet with the broccoli. Bring to a simmer, stirring frequently, until the sauce thickens and the chicken is fully cooked.
Serve over rice and garnish with green onion, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes, if desired.
* Toasting sesame seeds: Add sesame seeds to a small pan (no oil) and cook over medium heat for a few minutes until lightly brown.
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