Fettuccine and Chicken in Orange-Cherry Sauce

Orange and cherry sauce provides a tangy addition to a hearty chicken and pasta dish that's ready in 25 minutes - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

6
ounces uncooked fettuccine
1/2
pound cut-up boneless chicken breast for stir-fry
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups or 1 package (9 ounces) frozen whole green beans
1
cup orange juice
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon orange marmalade
1/4
cup dried cherries
1/4
cup chopped walnuts, toasted* if desired
  • 1 Cook and drain fettuccine as directed on package.
  • 2 While fettuccine is cooking, spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook chicken and salt in skillet 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is brown. Stir in frozen green beans. Cover and cook over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Mix orange juice and cornstarch until smooth. Stir orange juice mixture, marmalade and cherries into chicken mixture. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender and chicken is no longer pink in center. Add fettuccine to chicken mixture; toss. Sprinkle each serving with walnuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    325
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    18%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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