Vegan Orange Mango Chili Chicken with Broccoli & Snow Peas

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OK – before I get into this awesome & easy recipe – I want to humbly & graciously thank everyone who read my outpouring recently in Up & Down & Life in The Vagina Monologues.  Even though I could not will myself NOT to write it, writing it was very painful (but very cathartic) & I am very grateful for all the support that resulted from folks reading it.  I was especially impressed by how many MEN read it – all the way through – and wrote me privately to thank me for publishing it.  Women thanked me, too.  And I am moved by all your kind words – all of you.

THANK YOU!  And if you liked that blog post – have you heard?  I wrote a novel – in much the same voice but, I hope, far funnier!  🙂

www.BathingBook.com  I hope you read it!!!!

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OK – so, now we move on to food!  This could be made with real chicken – just be sure to cook it all the way through.

This is easy & yummy & you can add any vegetables you like.  I just happened to have snow peas from my Healthy Vegan Chinese Chicken Salad with Spicy Asian Dressing and I almost always have broccoli around.

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I used my favorite brand of vegan chicken – Beyond Meat – seen above along with a coupon to get some FREE!   Look HERE to find out who carries it near you.

This is very easy & very healthy & you can whip it up in the time it takes to make the rice.

As to peeling mangos – check out a video or tutorial HERE or you might just end up with mango mush & juice.

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Vegan Orange Mango Chili Chicken with Broccoli & Snow Peas

Feeds 2 VERY well

INGREDIENTS

Rice

9 oz vegan chicken

1 TBS low sodium soy sauce

1 TBS sesame oil

1 mango – cubed

1 orange – juice & zest

1-2 TBS low sodium soy sauce (additional)

1-2 TBS sesame oil – (additional)

1-2 TBS olive oil

1 shallot or 1/2 red (or other) onion – diced

20 snow peas – but into strips (or not – if you prefer them whole)

2 cups broccoli – cut into tiny florets

2 TBS chili sauce (sambal oelek or sriracha)

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DIRECTIONS

Get your rice cooking as per directions

Thaw (1 minute in the microwave or 30 minutes on the counter) the faux chicken.  Cube it up & then toss it in its bag with 1 TBS each or soy sauce & sesame oil.  Set aside.

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Zest the orange.  Set zest aside & cut the orange in half.  Set aside.

Heat the olive oil in a wok or other large saute pan over med-high heat.  Add the shallot (or onion), orange zest, snow peas & broccoli.  Saute for 3-5 minutes or so or until the vegetables begin to soften.  Add the chicken, additional soy sauce & sesame oil & the chili sauce & the juice from the orange.  Stir & heat through.

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Once the sauce thickens – in just a few minutes – stir in the mango.  Once it is all warm – serve that shit up over some rice.

Then – go to AMAZON & read the reviews & maybe buy my book!

And thanks again for all the kind words on my Up & Down & Life in The Vagina Monologues!

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