Fresh Citrus Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Fresh Citrus Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Fresh Citrus Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cdillerud

Makes 4 servings



Get 40 percent of your daily value of vitamin C with a single helping of this double-citrus sautéed chicken. Serve it on a bed of lightly wilted spinach for extra vitamins, calcium and phytonutrients.

Recipe Ingredients for Fresh Citrus Chicken

1 tablespoon canola oil
4 boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1 1/4 pounds total)
3 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon finely shredded lime zest
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 teaspoons snipped fresh cilantro
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 orange

Recipe Directions for Fresh Citrus Chicken

  1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and garlic; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170ºF), turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, cilantro, and crushed red pepper; set aside. Peel and coarsely chop orange. Add lime juice mixture to skillet. Place chopped orange on chicken. Cover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through.

  3. Serve any pan juices with chicken and chopped orange.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
345
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
146mg
49%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
460mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
6.9g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
4.5g
Protein
55.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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