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Citrus-Marinated Chicken

Citrus-Marinated Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 14
  • Servings 6
Relish this flavorful chicken that’s marinated with citrus and baked to perfection - a hearty dinner.

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

Chicken

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 skinless chicken drumsticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives

Directions

  • 1
    In small bowl, mix all Marinade ingredients. Place all chicken pieces in 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag; add marinade. Seal bag; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350°F. Remove chicken pieces from marinade; reserve marinade. In 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 6 minutes, turning once halfway through.
  • 3
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray; place chicken in baking dish. Pour reserved marinade over chicken. Cover; bake 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F); sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
330mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Relish this flavorful chicken that’s marinated with citrus and baked to perfection - a hearty dinner.
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