Orange-Rosemary Glazed Chicken

December 1997, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Shine up plain baked chicken with a tart rosemary and citrus glaze. Serve with roasted potatoes and sauteed spinach.

"I follow the recepie, except, instead of placing the chicken in the oven for 20 min, then topping it with the marmalade mixture, I thorw the marmalade in the baking dish right away. I think it adds a lot more flavor when it bakes the...
Orange-Rosemary Glazed Chicken

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 4 bone-in chicken breast halves, (2 1/2-3 pounds total), skin removed, trimmed of fat
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided
  • 3 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar, malt vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a roasting pan with cooking spray.
  2. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and place, bone-side up, in the prepared pan. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon rosemary.
  3. Bake the chicken for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the remaining 1/2 teaspoon rosemary, marmalade, vinegar and oil in a small bowl.
  4. Turn the chicken pieces over and top with the marmalade mixture. Bake until the chicken is no longer pink in the center, 15 to 20 minutes more. Serve immediately, spooning the sauce over the chicken.


Per serving: 252 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 107 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 43 g protein; 0 g fiber; 274 mg sodium; 477 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (47% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 7 very lean meat

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