Mediterranean Orange Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 334.2
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 122.3 mg
  • Sodium: 269.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 30.7 g

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Chicken cooked in orange juice and honey served over couscous Chicken cooked in orange juice and honey served over couscous
Number of Servings: 4


    8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
    1/3 cup chopped onion
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon margarine or butter
    2 teaspoons finely shredded orange zest
    1/2 cup orange juice
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
    2 tablespoons honey
    Orange wedges (optional)
    Mint leaves (optional)


Add or subtract some of the honey if you like it sweeter or not. Also I've tried it with a splash of lemon juice in the OJ and it's adds a really nice flavor boost.


In a large skillet cook chicken, onion, and garlic in hot margarine or butter over medium heat about 6 minutes or until chicken is brown, turning once. Add orange peel, orange juice, and salt to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Sprinkle cinnamon and allspice onto chicken; drizzle with honey. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Makes 4 servings

Serving Size: Two Thighs over Couscous

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KTECUTIE2.

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