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Orange Chicken

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken breasts 2 , skinned and boned (4 Halves)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped yellow onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1 Pinch
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange 1 , rind grated
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Arrange the chicken breasts in a 13"x9"x2" baking dish. Drizzle the butter evenly over the breasts and sprinkle them with the paprika.
2. In a small bowl, combirie the onion, salt, rosemary, pepper, orange juice, and orange rind. Pour over the breasts. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until fork tender, basting the breasts occasionally with the pan juices. Serve with egg noodles or rice, and Green Beans Italian Style.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 806 Calories from Fat 264

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g46.2%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g84.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 264 mg88%

Sodium 2170.6 mg90.4%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 37.2 g

Protein 83 g166.9%

Vitamin A 60.7% Vitamin C 341.9%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Chicken Recipe