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Mandarin Chicken Breasts

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If you haven't yet given this Mandarin Chicken Breasts a try, it is high time you did it's easier than you think. A very flavorful combination of herbs, spices and lemon juice your taste bubs are in for a feast of flavors with every bite of this Mandarin Chicken Breasts!
Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 6 , boned
  Salt To Taste
  Hot cooked rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Rosemary leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Basil leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken broth/2 teaspoons granulated chicken bouillon 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Water 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Instant minced onion 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Mandarin orange segments 1 Can (10 oz), drained
  Seedless green grapes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sprinkle insides of chicken breasts lightly with salt.
Combine rice, 1 tablespoon of the butter or margarine, 1/4 teaspoon salt, parsley, rosemary and basil in a large bowl; toss lightly to mix; spoon into hollows in chicken breasts.
Fold edges over stuffing to cover completely; fasten with wooden picks.
Mix flour, paprika and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a pie plate; dip chicken breasts into mixture to coat well.
Brown slowly in remaining 2 tablespoons butter or margarine in a large frying pan.
Stir in chicken broth, water, onion, lemon juice and bay leaf; heat to boiling; cover.
Simmer 25 minutes, or until chicken is tender; remove bay leaf.
Place chicken on a heated deep serving platter; keep warm.
Reheat liquid to boiling.
Smooth cornstarch with a little water to a paste in a cup; stir into liquid in frying pan.
Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens and boils 3 minutes.
Stir in mandarin orange segments and grapes; heat until bubbly.
Spoon oyer chicken.
Garnish with additional grapes and mandarin orange segments, if you wish.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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