Citrus Ginger Chicken

Servings 4 people


  • 4 6-oz. boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • Place chicken in a large zipper-topped plastic bag.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients EXCEPT for coconut oil; pour mixture over chicken; seal the bag and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • At the time of cooking, remove chicken from refrigerator. Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken and cook for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until juices run clear.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked sweet potatoes and French-cut green beans sautéed in a little ghee or coconut oil and tossed with toasted slivered almonds. NUTRITION: per serving: 279 Calories; 9g Fat; 40g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 99mg Cholesterol; 581mg Sodium. Exchanges: 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 7
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