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