Honey Soy Chicken Zucchini Noodle Bowl
 
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Recipe source: Adapted from CIA HKHL Conference, as demonstrated by Chef Paul Delaroos Feb 2, 2020
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Recipe type: Fast Family Friendly Meals
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1 bag of frozen broccoli, rinsed and thawed under water
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • Zests of 1 orange
  • Chicken breast or thighs (454 g), cut into strips
  • 3 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce (optional)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Juice of a ½ lime
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup Edamame beans, thawed and heated (optional)
  • 1 Zucchini, spiralized
  • ½ bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (optional)
  • diced fruit for topping (optional)
  • Left over cooked whole grain of choice, reheated for serving.
Instructions
  1. Toss broccoli florets in oil and roast on a baking tray in a 425 degree F oven about 15 minutes. When finished, toss in freshly grated orange zest. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, toss chicken pieces in starch to coat, shake off excess. Over medium high heat, in a large saucepan add oil, cook the chicken until they are starting to become golden brown, about 4 minutes/side, depending on the size of your pieces.
  3. Push them to one side of the pan then add the garlic and ginger. Toss for about a half a minute or until they become fragrant and golden in color.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix the water, soy sauce, honey, sriracha (if using), and lime juice, set aside.
  5. Pour the prepared sauce over the chicken and toss to coat. Cook the chicken through and until the sauce thickens.
  6. In a clean pan, add in a drizzle of oil and stir fry zucchini noodles and red bell pepper until crispy cooked.
  7. In a bowl, place a layer of zucchini noodles. Add in cooked chicken, broccoli, edamame (if using), bell pepper, and warm cooked whole grain. Garnish with sesame seeds and fruit (if using).
Recipe by Energize Nutrition at https://energizenutrition.ca/meal-planning-midlife/recipes/honey-soy-chicken-zucchini-noodle-bowl/