Mandarin Chicken Saute

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I used my leftover jelly beans in this creative main dish featuring oriental flavors. Quick and easy, it's delicious too.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • ½ cup chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 6 small orange jelly beans

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions

  • 1 teaspoon fresh cilantro sprigs, for garnish

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Brown chicken in oil for 2 to 3 minutes, then reduce heat to low. Cover and saute for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked through and juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.

  2. In the same skillet, combine the broth, vinegar, honey, jelly beans, red pepper flakes, garlic and ginger root. Simmer over medium heat until liquid is reduced by half, then remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.

  3. Remove jelly beans from sauce; stir in almonds and green onion. Slice reserved chicken and place on a platter. Spoon sauce over the top and garnish with jelly beans and cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

207 Calories
7g Fat
7g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 207
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 68mg 23%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 369mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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