Lebanese Chicken

Ready in about 25 minutes. Orange and honey blends with the spices to create excellent flavor in this easy chicken recipe.



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Ingredients
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    8   
    skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1-1/2 pounds)
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    1/3  cup 
    chopped onion
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    1   
    clove garlic, minced
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    1   tablespoon 
    margarine or butter
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    2   teaspoons 
    finely shredded orange peel
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    1/2  cup 
    orange juice
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    ground allspice
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    2   tablespoons 
    honey
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    Orange wedges (optional)
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    Mint leaves (optional)

Directions
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In a large skillet cook chicken, onion, and garlic in hot margarine or butter over medium heat about 6 minutes or until chicken is brown, turning once. Add orange peel, orange juice, and salt to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Sprinkle cinnamon and allspice onto chicken; drizzle with honey. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 7 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink. Garnish with orange wedges and mint, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 408, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 69, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 49, fiber (g) 8, pro. (g) 26, vit. A (RE) 52, vit. C (mg) 17, sodium (mg) 238, calcium (mg) 20, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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