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Chicken With Orange Slices Under The Skin

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  Orange slices 4
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dried rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Whole chicken breasts 2 , skin intact, boned
  Minced parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (For Garnish)

Cut 4 very thin slices from center of orange and set aside.
Use the remainder of the orange for juice for marinade.
Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl.
Pour marinade into resealable plastic bag.
Cut chicken breasts in half, place in bag, seal bag securely, and turn several times, so chicken is thoroughly coated by marinade.
Refrigerate and marinate chicken for 1 hour.
Drain and discard marinade.
Loosen skin on chicken breast.
Slide 1 thin slice of orange between skin and chicken.
Pat skin back into position.
Preheat stovetop grill.
Cook chicken, skin side down, over medium-high heat for 4 to 6 minutes, turning once.
Chicken is done when slightly firm to the touch and juices run clear when chicken is cut with a knife.
Remove chicken from grill and place on individual dishes.
Sprinkle with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1242 Calories from Fat 711

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 77 g118.1%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 267.6 mg11.2%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.5%

Sugars 31.4 g

Protein 81 g163%

Vitamin A 89.8% Vitamin C 128.4%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 34.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Orange Slices Under The Skin Recipe