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Orange Jewel Chicken


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large navel oranges
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 green onions, sliced

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  1. Place chicken breasts in a plastic bag one at a time and pound to flatten slightly.
  2. Season on both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add chicken and cook for about 5 minutes per side or until golden brown and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  5. Remove from skillet and keep warm.
  6. Meanwhile, cut peel away from oranges and discard; cut oranges into bite-size pieces.
  7. Add orange to skillet along with cranberries, honey and lemon juice.
  8. Cook over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes or until liquid has thickened slightly.
  9. Stir in green onions.
  10. Pour over chicken and serve with rice or couscous.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving: 392 calories, 56 g protein, 9 g fat, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 150 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium