Cinnamon Raisin Chicken Recipe

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Cinnamon Raisin Chicken Recipe

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Orange juice and cinnamon lend a pleasant spicy taste to these quick-cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts from Connie Moore of Medway, Ohio. "I frequently serve this unusual combination over rice with broccoli or green beans on the side," she notes.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup raisins

Directions

In a skillet, saute onion, garlic, cinnamon and pepper in oil until onion is tender. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until juices run clear. Add orange juice and raisins. Cook over low heat for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cinnamon Raisin Chicken in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p45

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 232 calories, 7g fat (0 saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 66mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  1. In a skillet, saute onion, garlic, cinnamon and pepper in oil until onion is tender. Add chicken; turn to coat. Cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until juices run clear. Add orange juice and raisins. Cook over low heat for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cinnamon Raisin Chicken in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p45

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rkpowell User ID: 6569664 25949
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2012

"Served this to my new pastor's family when they came over one night. They had a son who didn't like chicken but he loved this chicken and had a second helping!"

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