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Spiced Orange Chicken

Total time 14 mins
Yield 4 servings.
Chicken breasts are cooked in a skillet and are then topped with a warm, homemade orange sauce. It can be prepared in just 14 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup orange sections in light syrup, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons low-sugar orange marmalade
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutrition Information

  • calories 155
  • caloriesfromfat 9 %
  • fat 1.6 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 26.4 g
  • carbohydrate 7.1 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 227 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn chicken, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 2 to 3 additional minutes or until done.

  3. Add orange sections and remaining ingredients to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until orange mixture is thoroughly heated. To serve, spoon orange mixture over chicken.

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