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Orange Ginger Chicken for Phase 2 (P2)

Orange Ginger Chicken for Phase 2 (P2)

Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe for Phase 2 of The HCG Diet

If you're looking to jazz up your chicken portion for Phase 2 of the HCG diet, look no further than this yummy orange  ginger  chicken recipe.

Feel free to experiment with different spices and herbs!


  • 3.5 oz. or 100 grams of chicken breast meat cut into small pieces or chunks
  • 1 orange, cut into four pieces or quarters
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger (peeled and minced)
  • 2-3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. basil
  • 1/2 fresh lemon (juiced)
  • 1 pinch of black pepper or to taste


Preheat cooking pan to medium heat.*

Rub or sprinkle pepper onto chicken.

Add chicken to cooking pan, and cook until golden brown on all sides or for roughly 8-10 minutes.

Toss in minced garlic, and continue cooking for another minute.

Using the orange quarters, squeeze juice over chicken . Then peel, and separate the juiced orange into sections or pieces.

Stir in lemon juice, the leftover orange sections, ginger, and basil.

Cover, and let simmer for about 20-30 minutes.

* If grilling is the preferred cooking method, marinate the chicken in the above mixture overnight to enhance flavor before cooking.

About the author

Dr. Constance Odom, MD

6 min read