Citrus Glazed Chicken Recipe

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Citrus Glazed Chicken Recipe
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Citrus Glazed Chicken Recipe

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I don't make very many main dishes with fruit in them, but my two children and I love this recipe. The chicken's very tender and the sauce is absolutely wonderful.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Directions

In a shallow bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Pound the chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; dip into citrus mixture. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken in oil for about 2 minutes per side. Remove chicken. In the same skillet, cook garlic, onions and ginger in butter for 1 minute. Add flour and salt; cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Return chicken to pan; sprinkle with parsley. Simmer for 8-10 minutes or until chicken juices run clear, turning occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Glazed Chicken in Country Extra July 1996, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 128 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 362mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Pound the chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; dip into citrus mixture. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken in oil for about 2 minutes per side. Remove chicken. In the same skillet, cook garlic, onions and ginger in butter for 1 minute. Add flour and salt; cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Return chicken to pan; sprinkle with parsley. Simmer for 8-10 minutes or until chicken juices run clear, turning occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Glazed Chicken in Country Extra July 1996, p51

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bbysttr User ID: 5082097 11663
Reviewed Apr. 18, 2010

"just tried this recipe tonight and we absolutely loved it I doubled the sauce recipe and am glad i did. I fixed garlic potatoes with it and the sauce just complimented it. I will definately be fixing this again."

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