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Chicken In Citrus Sauce

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  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Julienned orange rind 2 Tablespoon (1/2 Inch)
  Julienned grapefruit rind 1 Tablespoon (1/2 Inch)
  Julienned lemon rind 2 Teaspoon (1/2 Inch)
  Julienne cut lemon rind 1 Teaspoon (1/2 Inch)
  Fresh orange juice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Fresh grapefruit juice 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh lime juice 2 Teaspoon
  Low salt chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dry red wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chicken thighs 3 Pound, skinned (8 Pieces)
  Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Combine first 5 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Drain, reserving citrus rind.
Combine citrus rind, citrus juices, broth, wine, and sugar in a bowl; stir well.
Set aside.
Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken.
Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add chicken; cook 3 minutes on each side.
Add juice mixture; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes.
Remove chicken from skillet with tongs or a slotted spoon; set aside, and keep warm.
Combine vinegar and cornstarch; stir well.
Add cornstarch mixture to juice mixture in skillet; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until thickened and slightly reduced, stirring constantly.
Spoon sauce over chicken.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1962 Calories from Fat 537

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g90.3%

Saturated Fat 14.9 g74.3%

Trans Fat 1.4 g

Cholesterol 1134.9 mg378.3%

Sodium 2084.5 mg86.9%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.2%

Sugars 27.2 g

Protein 272 g544.1%

Vitamin A 25.7% Vitamin C 179.7%

Calcium 21.8% Iron 83.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken In Citrus Sauce Recipe