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Chicken A L'Orange

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Ingredients
  Orange 1
  Chicken breast halves 3 Pound, skinned & boned (6 halves)
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Reduced calorie margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsweetened orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried tarragon 1 Teaspoon
  Corn starch 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Slivered almonds 2 Tablespoon, toasted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel the oranges and cut the rind into thin strips. Set aside.
2) Preheat oven to 350° F.

MAKING
3) Sprinkle the chicken with paprika and saute in margarine for about 4 minutes on both sides or until light brown in color.
4) Take a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish and place the chicken in it.
5) Add tarragon, orange juice and orange rind strips.
6) Cover and bake for about 25 minutes or until nicely done.
7) Remove chicken and set aside. Keep warm.
8) Take a small saucepan and pour the orange juice mixture in it.
9) Take a small bowl and combine water with cornstarch in it. Stir until nicely blended. Add to the orange mixture.
10) Cook until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly.
11) Cook for another 1 minute, stirring constantly.

SERVING
12) Sprinkle the chicken with almonds and serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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