Spiced Honey-Cranberry Chicken with Orange-Paprika Rice Recipe

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Submitted by maha-kisa

Makes 4 servings



from CE Feb 2011

Recipe Ingredients for Spiced Honey-Cranberry Chicken with Orange-Paprika Rice

100 g brown rice
1/8 tsp salt
2 tbsp (zest 1) orange peel
100 g (1 med) orange juice
1 tsp sweet paprika
100 g (1 cup) cranberries
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
290 g (360 g raw) chicken breasts, cut into equal portions, 1 inch thick
50 g (2+ tbsp) honey
1 tsp ground mustard
1 tsp dried sage

Recipe Directions for Spiced Honey-Cranberry Chicken with Orange-Paprika Rice

  1. Cook rice, first adding zest to pot when adding water. When rice is cooked through, remove from heat and stir in orange juice, paprika and 1/8 tsp salt.

  2. Chop cranberries and set aside. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium for 1 minute. Add chicken , stir to coat in oil and saute for 3 minutes or until chicken begins to turn golden brown. Flip breasts and cook for another 3 minutes.

  3. Add cranberries, honey, 1/4 cup water, mustard, sage. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 12 minutes. Cut into thickest part of breast and check for doneness. If still pink, continue cooking for 2 to 5 minutes.

  4. Remove chicken from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Continue cooking sauce for another 10 minutes or until it has reduced to a thick paste. Mount out 1/3 rice onto each plate. Serve chicken topped with 1 tbsp cranberry sauce.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 165.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
308
Calories from Fat
68
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.6g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
139mg
6%
Potassium
347mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
36.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
13.5g
Protein
23.5g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 4% 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
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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