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Citrus Chicken

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  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange zest 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Hot sauce 1 Dash
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken leg 4 , quarters

In small saucepan, combine orange juice, lemon juice, lime juice, orange zest, garlic, sugar and hot sauce.
Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and whisk in oil; cool.
Place chicken in shallow dish and prick skin in several places with a fork.
Pour marinade over chicken.
Cover and refrigerate 2 hours, turning occasionally.
Remove chicken from marinade and place chicken skin side down on lightly greased rack of broil pan.
Discard marinade.
Broil at Lo Broil setting 8 inches from heat for 16 minutes.
Turn chicken over and continue broiling 12 to 14 minutes or until done.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1019 Calories from Fat 452

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.9%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 428.8 mg142.9%

Sodium 478.3 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 110 g219.1%

Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 191.6%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 32.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Citrus Chicken Recipe