Cinnamon Raisin Chicken
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.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 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.
Originally published as Cinnamon Raisin Chicken in Quick Cooking November/December 1999