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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a 2-quart square baking dish with cooking spray. In a very large nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken to hot oil; cook about 10 minutes, turning to brown evenly. Transfer chicken to prepared dish, arranging in a single layer. Drain and discard drippings from the skillet.

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  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, orange peel, orange juice, vinegar, brown sugar, crushed red pepper, cold water and cornstarch.; add to the skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; pour sauce over chicken thighs in dish.

  • Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until chicken is done (175°F).

  • Meanwhile, place cauliflower in a large food processor. Cover and pulse several times until cauliflower is evenly chopped into rice-size pieces.

  • Wipe out the skillet and add the remaining tablespoon of oil. Heat the oil over medium-high heat; add the cauliflower salt, and pepper. Cook the cauliflower, stirring occasionally for 8 to 10 minutes, until you begin to see caramelized flecks throughout. If desired, sprinkle cauliflower rice with cilantro and orange peel and serve with chicken thighs.

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Nutrition Facts

285 calories; 13 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 145 mg cholesterol; 526 mg sodium. 612 mg potassium; 9 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 32 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 63 IU vitamin a; 51 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 7 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 62 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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