Orange Dijon Chicken


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We’re a month into 2017. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? If one of them was to eat better, we’ve got some healthy recipes courtesy of Freeletics and its Freeletics Nutrition app to help you stay motivated, stay strong and stay on track. Today’s featured recipe is an easy-to-make dinner. Tomorrow: Stuffed Medjool Dates for dessert. 

Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Freeletics
Serves: 2


  • 5 1/4-ounces boneless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup red lentils
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 bunch fresh parsley
  • Chili flakes, to taste
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 390 degrees (convection). Line a baking tray with aluminum foil.
  2. Cut chicken into strips. Mix mustard, orange juice and garlic, season with chili flakes, salt and pepper as needed. Rub this mixture on chicken strips and place strips on baking tray. Bake on middle rack approximately 30 minutes, until golden and crisp.
  3. In a pot, bring 3/4 cup water and lentils to a boil. Add soy sauce and leave to cook on low heat for approximately 15 minutes, until water has evaporated.
  4. Serve lentils topped with chicken strips and chopped parsley.

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