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Orange Chicken Casserole

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Ingredients
  Uncooked long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dried currants 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped pistachios 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken breasts 3⁄4 Pound, skinned, boned
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried leaf tarragon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned mandarin oranges 11 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
2) In a bowl, combine chicken broth, orange juice, currants and pistachios.

MAKING
3) Use a shallow 2-quart baking dish to spray with vegetable cooking spray.
4) Evenly spread rice over bottom of dish.
5) Pour the liquid mixture over rice and arrange the chicken breast on top.
6) Brush chicken with yogurt and season by sprinkling tarragon and paprika.
7) Cover with foil and bake about 30 minutes, without putting any cover.
8) Add oranges and continue baking about 15 minutes until chicken is done.

SERVING
9) Serve by garnishing with fresh orange slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 865 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.7%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 98.7 mg32.9%

Sodium 305.4 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.7 g26.8%

Sugars 47.8 g

Protein 59 g118.4%

Vitamin A 67.7% Vitamin C 303.1%

Calcium 20.2% Iron 26.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Chicken Casserole Recipe