Orange Onion Chicken


Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


4 (1-1/4 lbs) skinless boneless chicken breast halves

2 tablespoons cooking oil

1 1/4 cups water, divided

1/2 cup orange juice

1/4 cup onion, chopped

1/4 cup reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

2 tablespoons cornstarch

2 oranges, peeled & sectioned

Instructions: In a skillet, brown chicken in oil; drain. Add 1 cup water, orange juice, onion, broth and ginger. Cover and simmer until chicken juices run clear, 20-25 minutes. Remove chicken; keep warm. Mix cornstarch with remaining water; stir into skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Add the orange sections and heat through. Serve over the chicken.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving equals 4 very lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat; also, 239 calories, 68 mg sodium, 73 mg cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 28 gm protein, 7 gm fat.

Serves: 4

Food Exchanges: