Mandarin Orange Chicken

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 6 servings

Ingredients

6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/2 lb)
1 1/2
teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained, 2 tablespoons liquid reserved
1
teaspoon cornstarch

Directions

  1. 1 To flatten each chicken breast, place between 2 sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2 inch thick; remove wrap. Sprinkle chicken with basil, salt and ground red pepper.
  2. 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes. Turn chicken; add onion. Cook 4 to 6 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  3. 3 In small bowl, mix broth, reserved 2 tablespoons mandarin orange liquid and the cornstarch until smooth. Add to chicken in skillet; cook and stir until bubbly and thickened. Gently stir in orange segments; cook until thoroughly heated.

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