The watchword of today's cooking is "simplify," which applies to this quick main-dish meal. The chicken is browned, quickly glazed with Asian-style sauce, then served with a South American-inspired tangerine relish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl combine water, hoisin sauce, preserves, sugar, and soy sauce. Finely shred 1 teaspoon of peel from one of the tangerines or oranges; add to hoisin mixture. Set aside. Peel and coarsely chop tangerines or oranges, remove seeds. In a bowl, gently toss chopped tangerines or oranges and cilantro; set aside.

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  • In a large skillet cook chicken in hot oil over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is browned, turning once. Drain off fat. Carefully pour hoisin mixture over chicken. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink.

  • Remove chicken from skillet. Boil sauce gently; uncovered, about 5 minutes or until reduced to 1/3 cup. Return chicken to skillet. Heat through, turning once to coat with glaze. Remove to individual serving plates or serving platter; spoon glaze over top. Sprinkle with additional tangerine or orange peel, if desired. Serve tangerine mixture alongside the chicken. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

270 calories; fat 8g; cholesterol 59mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 27g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 23g; vitamin a 82.4RE; vitamin c 25.4mg; sodium 446mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 1.4mg.
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