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Tangy Citrus Chicken Recipe

Tangy Citrus Chicken Recipe

In just over 30 minutes, you can enjoy chicken breasts topped with a light, refreshing sauce that combines honey with lemonade, mustard and herbs.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (2-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  • 1. Place chicken breasts in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Pour half over the chicken.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Turn chicken; pour remaining sauce on top. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving equals 268 calories, 70 mg sodium, 78 gm cholesterol, 31 gm carbohydrate, 29 gm protein, 4 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.