Simple Low Carb Orange Chicken Recipe

Simple Low Carb Orange Chicken Recipe
Keep the carbs low and the protein high with this Orange Chicken recipe that's not only bodybuilder friendly, but delicious too!
Prep Time
~15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 1
  • 290
  • 53
  • 18
  • 3
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


  • 1 lb chicken breast, raw*
  • 6 tbs sugar free orange marmalade/jelly
  • 1 tbs soy sauce (or coconut aminos for gluten free)
  • ½ tsp apple cider vinegar
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Sesame Seeds, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Cut chicken breast into bite size pieces
  2. Heat a non stick skillet over medium heat
  3. Add in chicken breast and cook for 1-2 minutes
  4. Sprinkle in onion powder and garlic powder
  5. Continue to cook
  6. While chicken is cooking, mix together orange marmalade, soy sauce and apple cider vinegar. Give it a taste test and add in a bit of honey, if you would like it sweeter
  7. Once chicken is cooked, turn down heat and add in sauce
  8. Toss chicken in sauce to coat
  9. Cover and allow sauce to thicken
  10. Serve in lettuce cups, over brown rice or cauliflower rice
  11. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired


* To make vegetarian/vegan swap chicken breast for any plant based protein such as tofu

Serving Suggestions

Makes 2 Servings

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Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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