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West Florida Hospital

Orange Chicken

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 224
Total Fat 6.5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 509 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 29 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 2
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
All-purpose flour 2 tablespoons
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
Reduced-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup
Juice of 1 orange (about ¼ cup)


  1. Place chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap, and use a rolling pin or your fist to pound them until they are ½-inch thick throughout.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper, then coat with the flour.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook about 4 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  4. Add broth and juice to pan, and cook for 4 minutes, until thickened. Drizzle sauce over chicken and serve.
  • Exchanges

    3.5 very lean meats; 1 fat; 0.5 starch

  • Side Suggestions: Steamed Sugar Snap Peas
  • Side Suggestions: Brown Rice