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Salsa Orange Chicken Skillet Recipe

Salsa Orange Chicken Skillet Recipe

“This is an easy, festive meal to serve for any occasion. Its taste and appearance are sure to impress.” Especially since this dish only has 6 g of fat per serving! Nancy Daugherty - Cortland, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 2. Stir in the salsa, marmalade, lime juice, brown sugar and allspice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup chicken mixture with 3/4 cup rice equals 397 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 357 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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