Maple-Orange Chicken

Prep: 30 minutes; Cook: 28 minutes. Moosewood Hollow's Sweet Autumn Maple Syrup ($12 for a 7-fluid-ounce bottle at www.moosewoodhollow.com) is perfect in this recipe.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast)

Nutritional Information

Calories 278
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 209 mg
Calcium 47 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup maple syrup
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Bring orange juice, wine, and maple syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 8 minutes, stirring constantly.

2. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Coat large nonstick pan with cooking spray. Sauté chicken over medium heat until lightly browned (about 5 minutes per side).

3. Pour orange-maple mixture over chicken. Reduce heat, cover, and cook until chicken is done, about 10 minutes. Spoon glaze over chicken and serve.

Note:

Jerry Gulley II,

December 2005