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05-04 FRESH! Orange Chicken

This is a very light sauce, not the sticky Chinese fast food version.
Sauce inspired by a Register Guard "Ask Mrs. Oliver" recipe.

You will use half of this sauce to marinate chicken overnight
and half to use as a sauce for the veggies.
Mix together:
1 c orange juice
2 T orange juice concentrate
4 T agave
4 T Worcestershire sauce
4 T quality Dijon mustard
2 T olive oil
zest from two small or one large orange
2 T fresh tarragon or 2 t dried tarragon

Pour half or less of this sauce over
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
place in refrigerator overnight

Place marinaded chicken on baking sheet and broil in oven for 5-10 minutes each side, depending on size of strips.

Saute
1-2 T sesame oil
1 onion, chopped
3 lg carrots, sliced thin or diced
1 colored bell pepper, cubed or in strips
When the peppers and carrots are soft and glistening, add:
1/2 - 1 c frozen edamame, thawed
1/2 - 1 c frozen green beans, thawed
Pour remaining unused sauce over the veggies, bring to a boil, then remove from heat.

You will be amazed at how "light, fresh and citrus-y" it tastes!
But even more amazing is that EVERYONE liked it!

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