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Lime Like Chicken

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  Broiler fryer chicken breast halves 6 , boned, skinned
  Salt 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon, divided
  Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), divided (4 Tablespoons, Melted)
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Lime juice 6 Tablespoon, divided
  Dijon mustard 4 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vermouth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Pimiento stuffed olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Large Ones)
  Rice 4 Cup (64 tbs), cooked
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

1. With meat mallet, on hard surface pound chicken breasts to 1/4-inch.
2. Sprinkle the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
3. In large frying pan, melt 4 tablespoons margarine over medium heat, sauté chicken turning, about 8 minutes such that brown on both sides, then remove and set aside.
4. To same frying pan, whisk in chicken broth, 3 tablespoons lime juice, mustard and brown sugar.
5. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth, add to broth mixture and cook stirring for about 3 minutes such that the mixture thickens.
6. Whisk in remaining 3 tablespoons lime juice and 4 tablespoons melted margarine and return chicken to the broth mixture.
7. Add vermouth and simmer with cover for about 5 minutes.
8. Add mushrooms and olives and simmer for about 5 minutes more such that fork can be inserted in chicken with ease.

9. Mix cooked rice with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper and pecans and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1022 Calories from Fat 370

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g40.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 110.1 mg36.7%

Sodium 1043.4 mg43.5%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 6.6 g

Protein 47 g93.6%

Vitamin A 16.1% Vitamin C 8.3%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lime Like Chicken Recipe