Fresh orange juice and rosemary make the perfect pan sauce for lean chicken breasts.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March 1998




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Instructions Checklist
  • Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear until well browned, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer the chicken to a plate and tent with foil.

  • Reduce heat to medium. Add the remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to the pan. Add shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Add orange juice and broth; bring to a simmer. Cook until reduced by half, about 3 minutes.

  • Return the chicken and any accumulated juices to the pan; reduce heat to low. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a warmed platter. Stir butter, rosemary and vinegar into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper and spoon over the chicken.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; protein 23.9g 48% DV; carbohydrates 7g 2% DV; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugars 4.3g; fat 7.2g 11% DV; saturated fat 1.9g 9% DV; cholesterol 65.2mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 262.6IU 5% DV; vitamin c 24.4mg 41% DV; folate 21.5mcg 5% DV; calcium 22.4mg 2% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 29.4mg 11% DV; potassium 346mg 10% DV; sodium 198.5mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.

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  • 5 star values: 1
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Rating: 3 stars
Easy and tasty Very easy to make nice flavor. Chicken is moiety and juicy. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
I used skinless chicken thighs which I had on hand. I felt these enhanced the flavor. The recipe was very easy to make I set up my mise on place and the cooking time was very swift and the results were delicious. This recipe will be added to my permanent collection. Barbara Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Tasty! I made this tonight for dinner & it was fabulous! I didn't need to tweak anything at all - perfect as written. HOWEVER after analyzing the recipe nutritional information on SEVERAL other analyzers the calories worked out to 300-ish PER SERVING not 193 as the recipe says...I suggest - if you're watching your weight - analyzing ALL the recipies from this (or any) site. Pros: SO easy & delicious! Cons: CALORIE COUNT/NUTRITIONAL INFO WAAAAYYY OFF!! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Easy to make and great weeknight recipe! I had a left over for lunch next day and it was still moist. My family loved it too! Read More