Chicken a L'Orange

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Dec. 28, 2011


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



1) Peel the oranges and cut the rind into thin strips. Set aside.

2) Preheat oven to 350° F.


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.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 331Calories from Fat 81

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 253 mg10.54%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet