This dish is gluten-free adaptable– please see tips below the recipe…
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Orange Chinese Chicken
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (Four 4-ounce pieces)
salt and pepper, to taste
One 15-ounce can mandarin oranges in light syrup
1/2 cup reduced-sodium, fat-free chicken broth
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper; add chicken to skillet and cook until golden on both sides.
2. Drain oranges and reserve 1/4 cup of liquid. Add oranges with reserved liquid to skillet and simmer 2 minutes.
3. Whisk together broth, soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl; add mixture to pan and simmer until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes more.
*If you are preparing this recipe as gluten-free, be sure to use brands of mandarin oranges, broth and soy sauce that are known to be GF.
Nutritional Information per serving:
Serving size: 1 piece of chicken + 1/4 cup sauce
Calories per serving: 219
Fat per serving: 3.8g
Saturated Fat per serving: .72g
Sugar per serving: 16.5g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 27g
Cholesterol per serving: 66mg
Carbohydrates per serving: 19g
WW POINTS per serving:
Points Plus Program: 5 Old Points Program: 5
Source: RecipeGirl.com (via "soozeecooks" from Southern Living BB)