Almond Chicken

Recipe from Southern Living

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Chill: 1 Hour

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 264
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Fat: 12.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 723mg
  • Calcium: 48mg

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 4 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon light margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Preparation

  1. Whisk together first 5 ingredients. Place in a shallow dish, reserving 1/4 cup mixture. Add chicken to dish; cover and chill 1 hour. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade.
  2. Cook chicken in 1 teaspoon hot oil in a skillet over medium-high heat 8 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken, reserving drippings in skillet.
  3. Add reserved 1/4 cup marinade mixture and chicken broth, stirring to remove bits from bottom of skillet. Stir together cornstarch and water; add to broth mixture. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  4. Stir in marmalade and next 4 ingredients. Return chicken to skillet; spoon sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with parsley and almonds.
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