Chicken Breasts with Orange Glaze for Two

Add pizzazz to ordinary boneless skinless chicken breasts with this quick-to-fix recipe.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 0

Ingredients

1 1/2
teaspoons butter or margarine, melted
2
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1/2 pound)
1/2
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons orange marmalade
1
tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 Melt butter in 8-inch skillet or 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook chicken in butter about 15 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest piece is cut.
  • 2 While chicken is cooking, mix cornstarch and mustard in small bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Place chicken on serving plate; cover to keep warm. Discard any juices left in the skillet.
  • 4 To make the glaze, pour orange mixture into skillet. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until glaze is thickened. Pour over chicken.

Expert Tips

This dish is especially delicious when served over rice.

For variety, try substituting apricot, peach or pineapple preserves for the orange marmalade.

You can purchase individually frozen chicken breasts in a bag in the frozen foods section. It's easy to take out just the number you need!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
75 mg
75 %;
Sodium
560 mg
560 %;
Total Carbohydrate
17 g
17 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
27 g
27 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.