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Orange Chicken

I found this recipe several years ago while looking for a new way to prepare chicken. It's become our favorite dinner entree. —Betty Sexton, Blairsville, Georgia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups herb-seasoned stuffing mix, crushed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Orange slices, optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and orange juice. In another bowl, combine stuffing mix, paprika, orange zest and salt.
  • Dip chicken in egg mixture, then in crumbs, turning to coat well. Pour butter into a 13x9-in. baking dish. Place chicken in baking dish, turning once to butter both sides.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. If desired, garnish with orange slices.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 241 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 544mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

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