Recipes

Orange Glazed Chicken

This chicken dish is juicy, tender and a beautiful warm meal to add to your healthy eating plan this week or next.

It is quick to make and the flavours are lovely and fresh.Orange Glazed Chicken

Prep time: 5 minutes (plus marinating time of up to 4 hours)

Cook time:  25 minutes

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 500 grams of chicken breast
  • 2 oranges for juice and rind
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 tbs of dried mixed herbs
  • 2 tbs of slivered almond
  • 1 tbs of oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a bowl squeeze the two oranges and grate the peel of one orange. Mix in the herbs, crushed garlic and salt and pepper.
  2. Slice up the chicken into the desired size and marinate in the juice. It is best to cover and leave it to marinate for a few hours but it depends how much time you have.
  3. When you are ready to cook the chicken, heat a pan and add some oil. Cook the brown onion until soft. Add the chicken, juice and rind. Bring the juice to a boil then reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. In a separate pan, dry cook the slivered almonds.
  5. Once the chicken is ready, plate it up and sprinkle the slivered almonds on top.

Serve with rice and some steamed vegetables.

The chicken per serve is 230 calories

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."