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Breaded Chicken with Orange Sauce Recipe

Breaded Chicken with Orange Sauce Recipe

You can first cook the chicken in its coating. Then you're left with browned bits in the pan to make a delightful sauce with orange juice and Italian seasoning. Topped with orange segments for color, this moist, tasty meal is ready in about 30 minutes.—Soraida Angie Cannestra, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. Place milk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Dip chicken in milk, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. Add orange juice and remaining Italian seasoning to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; cook until sauce is reduced to about 1/4 cup. Serve with chicken and rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 181 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 135 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.