Elegant Orange-Almond Chicken

Elegant Orange-Almond Chicken

Chicken pieces smothered in a sweet, almondy mushroom sauce. Mmm!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/2
cup Gold MedalĀ® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 pounds)
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (8 ounces)
1/4
cup orange juice
1/4
cup almond-flavored liqueur or orange juice
2
tablespoons sliced almonds
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  1. Mix flour, salt and pepper. Coat chicken with flour mixture.
  2. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat until hot.
  3. Cook chicken in oil about 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides. Cover and cook over low heat about 20 minutes or until juice is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Remove chicken from skillet with tongs; keep warm.
  4. Drain all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet. Cook mushrooms in 1 tablespoon drippings over medium heat about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove mushrooms from skillet.
  5. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add orange juice and liqueur. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly and scraping up any brown bits, until mixture is slightly thickened. Stir in mushrooms; heat through. Serve mushroom mixture over chicken. Sprinkle with almonds and cilantro.
Makes 6 servings
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Purchasing
Broiler-fryer chickens are economical, all-purpose chickens weighing from 3 to 3 1/2 pounds. You can buy the whole bird and cut it into parts, or buy the chicken already cut up.
Special Touch
Pair this classy chicken dish with steamed broccoli spears and wild rice blend for a stunning presentation.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 170 ),
  • Total Fat 19 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 85 mg;
  • Sodium 280 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 29 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.