Rating: 3.5 stars
14 Ratings
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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.

Melanie Barnard
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2006

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Credit: Randy Mayor

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Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

183 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 27.4g; carbohydrates 7.1g; fiber 2.1g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 278mg; calcium 50mg.
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