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Mandarin Orange Chicken

In Washington Court House, Ohio, Clara Coulston jazzes up meals with this mouthwatering recipe. She simply treats juicy chicken breasts to a tangy sauce, featuring plenty of citrus flavor.—Ms. Clara M. Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons honey mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • Hot cooked rice, optional


  • Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large resealable bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides.
  • Combine the orange juice, marmalade, mustard and rosemary; pour over chicken. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 5-8 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and sauce is thickened. Stir in oranges and orange zest. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving (calculated without rice): 273 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 274mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit.

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  • Mymonkey
    Apr 16, 2016

    I loved this recipe. It was so easy to make and sooo good. The only thing I would change is not put as much pepper in it.

  • acooley
    Jul 9, 2014

    This was seriously yummy and super easy to make! I will DEFINITELY make it again! Super good!

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  • sunflwerchick
    Dec 14, 2010

    VERY GOOD! Followed recipe to the "T" and it came out good. Served chicken over rice.

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