- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 314.6
- Total Fat: 14.6 g
- Cholesterol: 136.9 mg
- Sodium: 426.2 mg
- Total Carbs: 13.3 g
- Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
- Protein: 32.1 g
Almond Butter Chicken with Orange SauceSubmitted by: KHESS4
IntroductionNot the most healthy meal ever, but it's a special treat for hubby and me. There are a few small ways to modify it too. Not the most healthy meal ever, but it's a special treat for hubby and me. There are a few small ways to modify it too.
2 Boneless,skinless chicken breasts (split)
2 T All-purpose flour
1/2 t Salt
1/2 t Black pepper
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 cup Sliced almonds
1 T Brown sugar
2 t Cornstarch
1/2 cup Juice of one fresh orange
2 T Butter
1 t Grated orange rind
Pound with meat mallet to 1/4" thickness.
Coat chicken with flour.
Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Dip one side into egg and press with almonds.
Melt butter in a large skillet.
Add chicken, almond side down.
Cook on medium high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until almonds are toasted.
Lower heat to medium low and cook for 10 to 12 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
Serve with Orange Sauce.
ORANGE SAUCE Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan.
Add juice, butter and rind.
Cook on medium heat,stirring constantly, until thickened.
Makes 2/3 cup sauce.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KHESS4.