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Orange Chicken

 Orange Chicken
I found this recipe several years ago while looking for a new way to prepare chicken. My husband, daughter and I live on a small farm in the mountains of north Georgia. This has become our favorite evening meal dish.
4-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups herb-seasoned stuffing mix, crushed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Orange slices, optional

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl, beat egg, add orange juice. In another bowl,
  • combine stuffing mix, paprika, orange peel and salt. Dip chicken in
  • to the egg mixture, then into crumbs, turning to coat well. Pour
  • butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Place chicken in baking
  • dish, turning once to butter both sides. Bake, uncovered, at
  • 375° for 45 minutes or until the chicken is tender and juices
  • run clear. Garnish with orange slices if desired. Yield: 4-8
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 ounces) equals 241 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 544 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.