Lemon Pepper Chicken and Kale Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsps avocado or extra virgin olive oil plus an additional 1 tablespoon oil. (divided)
  • 3-4 Tbsps freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1.5 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1.5 lbs. chicken breast halves, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 bunches lacinato kale, ribs removed and sliced into strips

Directions

      1. 1.In a large bowl, whisk together 3 Tbsps cup oil, lemon juice, pepper, and zest.
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      3. 1.Toss cut chicken (in medium glass bowl) with marinade and set aside.
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      5. 3.In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and begin to caramelize onions, stirring 2 minutes.
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      7. 4.Turn heat down to low and cook onions to golden brown, about 5-6 minutes.
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      9. 5.Turn heat back up to medium high, toss in chicken with marinade and cook chicken until browned on all sides and cooked through.
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      11. 6.Two minutes before chicken is finished cooking, add sliced kale, and toss to cook.
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      13. 7.Serve immediately.