Citrus Chicken with Peppers

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 4
Citrus Chicken with Peppers

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked instant rice
2
cups water
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
1/3
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons honey
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook rice in 2 cups water as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place chicken breast halves in large skillet. Arrange bell pepper strips around chicken. In small bowl, combine orange juice, lime juice, honey, paprika, salt and pepper; mix well.
  • 3
    Pour orange juice mixture over chicken and bell peppers. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. With slotted spoon, remove chicken from skillet; place on serving platter and cover to keep warm.
  • 4
    In small bowl, blend cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water until smooth. Stir into hot liquid in skillet. Cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring constantly. Spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with rice.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Use orange and yellow bell pepper strips in place of some of the red and green pepper strips
  • Bell peppers have lots of beautiful color, sweet flavor and vitamin C. They also contain a good amount of vitamin A and some minerals.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
64g
21%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
14g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
76%
76%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
18%
18%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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