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Lemon Mustard Chicken with Almonds

I love sweet-and-sour flavoring and came up with this version to capture that taste in chicken. The gelatin and mustard make an attractive golden sauce.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 package (3 ounces) lemon gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced almonds
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine gelatin, butter, mustard, garlic salt and pepper. Brush over both sides of the chicken breasts and place in an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish. Spoon remaining mixture around chicken.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes, basting once. Uncover; baste and sprinkle with almonds. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes longer or until juices run clear. Serve over rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 321 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 1231mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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  • gunslinger
    Feb 24, 2015

    Very good inexpensive sweet & sour chicken recipe!

  • Kaffaroni
    Jul 3, 2011

    A nice change, flavourful. You need to use a good quality curry powder.

  • Colleen1734
    Sep 26, 2009

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  • teri396
    May 7, 2009

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