Cilantro Shrimp

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A flavorful addition to a seafood dish.

Ingredients

  • 1lb shrimp
  • 1½ cup cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup onions (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat a pan on medium-high heat with the avocado oil.
  2. Add in the onions and cook for about 2 minutes or until slightly browned.
  3. Place shrimp into the pan and season with cilantro, garlic, salt, and lemon juice
  4. Continue cooking until the shrimp looks ready.
  5. Season with sesame seeds.
  6. Can be accompanied with your favorite side.
  7. Enjoy!

Tangy Orange Chicken

  • Servings: 3
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A sweet and savory kick to a simple dish.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs chicken thighs (boneless and skinless)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot or tapioca flour
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • ¼ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Mix together the orange juice and coconut aminos in a bowl. Set the sauce aside.
  2. Cut the chicken thighs into small pieces. Season with salt and arrowroot, toss to coat evenly.
  3. Heat the avocado oil and sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken to the hot skillet and spread so that it is in a single layer if possible.
  5. Sear on all sides until it is golden brown.
  6. Add in the garlic and cook for about 30 seconds. Add in the chicken broth.
  7. Pour in the sauce and toss to coat.
  8. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to a simmer. Stir often until the sauce is thick and reduced by nearly half.
  9. Add in the orange zest.
  10. Serve and garnish with the sesame seeds.
  11. Enjoy!