Rating: 3.5 stars
42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 5
  • 1 star values: 6

This quick and easy dinner recipe (under 30 minutes!) is delicious and flavorful, thanks to the bright citrus flavor from the orange.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Finely shred peel from orange; set aside. Juice orange. In a medium saucepan combine applesauce, vinegar, cardamom, juice from the orange, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.

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  • Season chicken lightly with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook until golden brown on bottom, about 4 minutes. Turn chicken and add 1/2 cup of the applesauce mixture to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  • To serve, top chicken with some of the applesauce mixture, orange peel, and, if desired, fresh thyme. Pass remaining applesauce mixture.

Nutrition Facts

208 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 66mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 15g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 13g; protein 27g; vitamin a 97.2IU; vitamin c 34.8mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 10.3mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; folate 12.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 207mg; potassium 341mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 1.1mg.
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