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Orange-Cumin Chicken and Vegetables

Orange-Cumin Chicken and Vegetables
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4
Orange juice and spices blend perfectly in this chicken and vegetable delight.
Updated March 1, 2005
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Arnold Shulman
Sedona, Arizona

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked instant white rice, if desired
  • 2 cups water, if desired
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 4 (4 to 6-oz.) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 (9-oz.) pkg. frozen sugar snap peas
  • 3/4 cup orange juice

Steps

  • 1
    Cook rice in water as directed on package. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine coriander, salt and pepper; mix well. Rub mixture on all sides of chicken breast halves. Discard any remaining seasoning mixture. In another small bowl, combine salsa, cornstarch and cumin; mix well.
  • 3
    Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Add bell pepper and sugar snap peas; cook and stir 4 minutes.
  • 4
    Reduce heat to medium-low. Add 2 tablespoons of the orange juice; cover and cook 6 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, and vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 5
    Add salsa mixture and remaining orange juice to skillet; mix well. Bring to a boil. Cook until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 6
    Cut chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch slices. Arrange chicken on individual plates. Spoon vegetable mixture over chicken. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
11g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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