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Kickin' Orange-Glazed Chicken

Photo: Greg Dupree Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken cutlet)

Don't just quicken your chicken, give it a good kickin', too! Amplify zesty flavors with a citrus glaze for a fast 20-minute chicken dinner tonight.

Ingredients

  • 4 (5- to 6-oz.) chicken cutlets
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, plus 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler. Sprinkle both sides of cutlets with salt and pepper. Melt butter with oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high. Cook cutlets in butter mixture until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes on each side. Tilt pan; add marmalade and next 3 ingredients to drippings, and stir until combined. Spoon sauce over cutlets.

  2. Broil 8 inches from heat until chicken is glazed and cooked through, about 6 minutes, turning cutlets every minute and basting with pan sauce. Spoon sauce over chicken.