Hoisin Chicken Bowls

Preparation 00:10 Cook Time 00:30 Total Time 0:40 Serves 4     adjust servings

 

Ingredients

For the Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, ends removed and sliced in half
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch of pepper

For the Hoisin Sauce

  • 1, 8 ounce jar coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter (may substitute peanut or sunbutter to preference)

For the Bowls

  • 1.5-2 pounds pre-prepared grilled or shredded chicken, warmed
  • Sliced green onions, for garnish
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Toss brussels sprouts with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, ΒΌ teaspoon sea salt, and pepper. Spread out on a rimmed baking sheet and bake 30 minutes.
  2. While brussels sprouts are in the oven, add coconut aminos to a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, until it thickens to coat the back of a spoon. Scrape the sauce into a separate bowl and add the rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, fish sauce, ginger powder, and almond butter. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Mix the chicken with the hoisin sauce. To serve, spoon hoisin chicken on top of brussels sprouts and garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds. 

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Recipe Notes

If following Cook Once, Eat All Week meal plan, use the following ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups pre-made shredded chicken thighs
  • 2 cups pre-made roasted brussels sprouts.

Instructions:

  1. Add all the coconut aminos to a large skillet over medium heat. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until it thickens to coat the back of a spoon. Scrape the sauce into a separate bowl and add the vinegar, sesame oil, fish sauce, ginger powder, and almond butter. Whisk until smooth.
  2. Warm the chicken either by microwaving 30 seconds to 1 minute with a damp paper towel placed over it, or in a skillet over medium heat with a teaspoon of oil for 3-4 minutes until warmed through. Mix chicken with the hoisin sauce.
  3. Reheat the Brussels sprouts either by microwaving for one minute or in a skillet over medium heat with one teaspoon of oil for 3-4 minutes until warmed through.
  4. Plate Brussels sprouts and spoon hoisin chicken on top. Garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds. Serve!
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