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Breaded chicken breasts served with a sweet
zesty orange sauce.
Chicken with Orange
and Lemon Sauce
- 12 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 cup milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup bread crumbs
1 cup sliced almonds (optional)
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
- In a small bowl beat together eggs and
milk. Add 2 cups flour, salt and pepper. Beat all together until
smooth. In a shallow dish or plate mix together the breadcrumbs
and almonds. Dip chicken in egg batter, then in breadcrumb mixture.
- In a large skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter/margarine
and saute coated chicken in skillet 8 to 10 minutes. Place chicken
in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish and bake uncovered
in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
- To Make Sauce: Meanwhile, in a medium
saucepan mix together the SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener,
1/4 teaspoon salt, cornstarch, and 1 tablespoon flour. Then stir
in the orange juice, lemon juice, and 1/2 cup water. Mix all
together and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the
mixture boils. Let boil for 3 minutes, then remove from heat.
- Add 1 tablespoon of butter/margarine,
the orange rind and the lemon rind to the orange sauce and stir
together. Remove chicken from oven and pour orange sauce over
warm chicken or put in a gravy boat for people to pour themselves.
Makes 12 servings.
Note: Submitted by a home cook, this recipe
has not been tested by the SPLENDA® Test Kitchens.
Nutrition Info Per Serving (1/12 of recipe):
Calories: 350; Calories from Fat: 80; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated
Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 110mg; Sodium: 240mg; Total Carbs: 30g;
Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 5g; Protein: 34g
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda®
is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for
diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please
call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.