20 Minute Keto Orange Style Chicken

20 Minute Keto Orange Style Chicken

20 Minute Keto “Orange ” Chicken

This recipe is designed to teach everyone how to make 20 minute keto orange style chicken
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 chicken thighs


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 TBS orange extract adjust to taste
  • 1/4 cup rice or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 TBS liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sweetener of choice adjust to taste I use brown Swerve or brown monkfruit sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp salt, optional
  • 1/4 tsp pepper adjust to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dry Chinese spices of choice


  • In a small bowl whisk together all ingredients except chicken until smooth
  • Place chicken in a large Ziploc bag and pour marinade over chicken. Seal bag and turn bag to coat the chicken.
  • Allow chicken to marinade at room temperature 15 minutes or in the refrigerator up to 2 hours
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until hot
  • Place chicken and marinade into preheated skillet
  • Bring to a low boil and cook 10 minutes. Turn the chicken and cook another 10 minutes or until internal temperature is at least 165 degrees
  • Remove from heat. Serve warm over vegetables of choice or rice substitute of choice
  • For a thick sauce place ingredients except chicken into saucepan over medium heat. Add 1/4 tsp xanthan gum and stir until combined and smooth.
  • Bring to a low boil. If needed whisk in more xanthan gum in small amounts until sauce is desired consistency
  • Pour over chicken and cook as directed above

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