Every kid (and grown-up) loves chicken nuggets. But who needs all the artificial preservatives, breading and sodium found in store-bought packaged versions?
Instead, make this tangy and sweet recipe for an easy weeknight dinner, and don’t be surprised when everyone asks for seconds!
Orange-Mustard Chicken Bites
1 c. orange juice, or the juice from 3 oranges
1/2 c. water
3 tsp. Dijon mustard
2 tsp. yellow mustard
1 garlic clove, finely chopped, divided
1 tsp. ginger, minced
1 tsp. coconut aminos
2 tsp. ghee
4 chicken breasts
2 tsp. coconut oil
½ garlic clove,
salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste
Whisk first 8 ingredients together and place into pot over medium heat. Let boil for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer; continue to cook for another 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.
Cut chicken into pieces, season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Place a large pan over medium-high heat; add coconut oil and remaining half of a garlic clove. Add chicken and cook until slightly browned. Continue cooking for one more minute and then add sauce. Coat all pieces in sauce and let thicken for 7 to 10 minutes.
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