Citrus Chicken

Citrus Chicken Recipe
Randy Mayor
Citrus chicken is a great go-to recipe to add juice and zest to ordinary chicken. The spicy sauce works equally well with fish or pork.

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 183
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 4.9 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 27.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.1 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 278 mg
Calcium 50 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast cutlets
1 tablespoon olive oil
Cooking spray
6 cups bagged prewashed baby spinach

Preparation

Combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Pour 1/4 cup juice mixture into a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag. Seal; let stand 5 minutes. Add oil to remaining juice mixture; stir well with a whisk.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Remove chicken from bag; discard marinade. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Place 1 1/2 cups spinach on each of 4 plates. Divide chicken evenly among servings; top each serving with 1 tablespoon juice mixture.

Melanie Barnard,

Cooking Light

October 2006
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