Mandarin Orange Chicken


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40 mins (prep 5, cooking 35)
10 ingredients
4 servings
Roasted chicken breast halves basted with orange juice and wine, and cooked with mandarin segments and green seedless grapes. Just y-u-m-m-y for those who love citrus flavourings. I've only made this once, but I intend to experiment by varying the citrus flavourings: by substituting some or all of the orange juice for lemon or lime juice, or a blending of several citrus juices. And knowing how well rum blends with orange juice, I have considered using rum next time in place of the wine. That would make it even more of a dinner party dish! Adapted from a truly terrific book (when it comes to recipe books, I rate as 'terrific' a book in which LOTS of the recipes appeal to me, AFTER I’ve purchased the book, not just one or two) Rodale's "Terrific Chicken: 100 Great Meals in Minutes". Not all one hundred appeal to me but I've so far found several that I’m really glad to have found, and that I’ll certainly be making again, and there are several others that I look forward to making. This recipe was from a section called 'Weekend Fare'. I do hope that other citrus lovers enjoy this recipe.

Categories:  <-60-mins , chicken , fruit , citrus , poultry , grapes , main-dish , meat , time-to-make , berries ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (42.61 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 39.25 Calories from Fat 8.55
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.95g 5.88%
Saturated Fat 0.27g 5.3%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 13.21mg 17.61%
Sodium 50.85mg 8.48%
Total Carbohydrate 3.46g 4.62%
Dietary Fiber 0.17 g 2.72%
Sugars 2.93 g %
Protein 4.55g 36.44%
Vitamin A 18.96IU% Vitamin C 0.6mg%
Calcium 3.86mg% Iron 0.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
frozen orange juice concentrate, orange marmalade, ground ginger, boneless chicken breast halves, mandarin orange segments
 

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