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Orange Glazed Chicken

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  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 1⁄2 Pound (6 Breast Halves)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Canned vegetable broth 14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can, Ready To Serve, Clear)
  Sweet orange marmalade/Apple jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Hot cooked rice 6 Cup (96 tbs)

1. In a mixing bowl, combine the broth, marmalade and lemon juice.
2. Blend in the cornstarch, stirring until you get a smooth sauce.

3. In a large, flat skillet melt and heat margarine or butter over medium-high flame.
4. When hot but not smoking, arrange half the chicken breasts in the pan, and fry for about 5 to 7 minutes each side until evenly browned and tender.
5. Remove the chicken onto a platter and keep warm in the oven.
6. Cook the remaining chicken pieces.
7. Drain the fat in the pan, and tip in the prepared sauce.
8. Stir to blend and heat, stirring, until it begins to thicken slightly and comes to a boil.
9. Return the browned chicken pieces to the pan, spooning the sauce over them
10. Reduce the heat, cover pan with lid and simmer chicken for 5 minutes until tender.

11. Divide the hot cooked rice equally onto 6 dinner plates.
12. Place a chicken piece on each and spoon the sauce over the chicken.
13. Serve hot accompanied with sautéed greens on the side if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Rice, Chicken
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 487 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.9%

Saturated Fat 0.84 g4.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg21.9%

Sodium 219.5 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.9%

Sugars 16.9 g

Protein 31 g61.9%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 5.2%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 21%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Glazed Chicken Recipe