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Tangy Glazed Chicken Recipe

Tangy Glazed Chicken Recipe

A flavorful sauce with a hint of orange and sweet apple jelly is perfect over bone-in chicken breasts. "Serve with potatoes or rice and a salad," suggests Barbara Haney of St. Louis, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 bone-in chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup apple jelly
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt if desired. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat; brown chicken on all sides. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the pan drippings, saute onion and celery until tender. Add the remaining ingredients; cook and stir until jelly is melted. Return chicken to pan. Cook, uncovered, for 30-35 minutes or a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove skin if desired. Top chicken with onion mixture. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 505 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 39 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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