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Orange Apricot Chicken

Ingredients
  Boneless skinless chicken thighs 2 Pound, pounded (4 piece)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Blue moon belgian white beer 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange marmalade 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Orange wedge 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped (for garnish)
  Butter 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place chicken on a tray and season it with salt and pepper. Keep it aside.

MAKING
2. Place a skillet over medium high heat for about 1 minute. Pour olive oil and spread it all around.
3. Add chicken to pan and cook for a couple of minutes. Turn and cook until juice run clear and chicken turns golden brown. Remove chicken from skillet and place it on a plate. Allow it to rest.
4. For sauce, remove the skillet from heat, and pour beer in it. Return it to heat, and with a whisk scrape off all brown bits. Simmer to reduce by half.
5. Then, stir in orange marmalade, apricot preserve, and chili flakes to it. Whisk and bring them together.
6. Put thyme, rosemary and butter in skillet. Mix it well.

SERVING
7. Place chicken on a serving plate, spoon sauce on top, and serve it immediately with orange wedge garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 883 Calories from Fat 303

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52%

Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 445.4 mg148.5%

Sodium 596.8 mg24.9%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%

Sugars 46.8 g

Protein 89 g177.8%

Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 50.7%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 29.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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