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Zingy Ginger Chicken and Roasted Broccoli Cauliflower

Sunday, November 18th, 2012
By: Chef Marshall O'Brien

Such fun to share these recipes with the Fox 9 crew and audience!


Dig in and enjoy – we're putting delicious into nutritious in lunchrooms and at home! 


Zingy Ginger Chicken
Serves Six


1 1/3 lbs chicken, diced
2 tsp. olive oil
1 tsp. ginger, minced (jarred is fine)
1 tsp. garlic, minced (jarred is fine)
1/2 c. onions, yellow, chopped

1/2 lime
2 tbsp. soy sauce, light
2 tbsp. rice vinegar
1/2 tsp. garlic, minced (jarred is fine)
1/4 orange, fresh, peeled, finely chopped*
1 tsp. ginger, minced (jarred is fine)
3/4 c. vegetable or chicken broth/stock
1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
2 tsp. Sriracha sauce

1 tbsp. water
1 1/2 tbsp. corn starch

1 c. red peppers, 1 inch thin slices
1 c. broccoli, florets, rough chop

4 1/2 brown rice, reheat or cook fresh


1.) Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat.

2.) Add chicken, garlic, ginger, onion; cook until chicken is browned lightly.

3.) Combine lime juice, soy sauce, rice vinegar, minced garlic, finely chopped oranges*, ginger, brown sugar, Sriracha sauce, vegetable broth/stock, in a large bowl. Add to chicken, simmer.

4.) Add broccoli and red peppers.

5.) Mix water and cornstarch together, creating a “slurry” then add to sauce chicken mixture, bring to a simmer; continue to stir, approximately 5-10 minutes, to allow it to thicken.   

6.) Once thickened, turn off heat.

7.) Serve with rice.

*Finely chop oranges in food processor or blender if desired.



Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli
Serves six+


2 tbsp. minced garlic
3 tbsp. olive oil
1 head cauliflower, separated into large bite size florets
1 bunch broccoli, separated into large bite size florets
1/2 c. grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tbsp. dried parsley
Pepper to taste


1) Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

2) Place cauliflower and broccoli on sheet pan, toss with the olive oil, garlic, parsley. 

3) Cook until vegetables are tender (not mushy) and nicely browned, about 20 to 35 minutes; stirring occasionally.

4) Add parmesan cheese right before serving.  




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