Diabetic Dish of the Week – Quick Orange Chicken

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Quick Orange Chicken. To prepare this week’s recipe you’ll be needing Frozen Orange Juice Concentrate, Sugar Free Orange Marmalade, Dijon Mustard, Salt, Skinless Chicken Breast Halves, Orange, and Parsley. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Quick Orange Chicken
In need of a quick meal? With this quick and easy chicken dish, there’s no need to turn on the oven. Just a few minutes in the microwave, and this delicious low-carb entrée will be ready to serve!

2 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate
1 tablespoon no-sugar-added orange marmalade
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 pound)
1/2 cup fresh orange sections
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 chicken breast half with about 2 teaspoons sauce and 1 ounce of orange sections

1. For sauce, combine juice concentrate, marmalade, mustard and salt in 8-inch shallow microwavable dish until juice concentrate is thawed.

2. Add chicken, coating both sides with sauce. Arrange chicken around edge of dish without overlapping. Cover with vented plastic wrap. Microwave on high 3 minutes; turn chicken over. Microwave on medium-high (70%) 4 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in center.

3. Remove chicken to serving plate. Microwave remaining sauce on high 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly thickened.

4. To serve, spoon sauce over chicken; top with orange sections and parsley.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 157 calories, Carbohydrates: 8 g, Protein: 27 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 66 mg, Sodium: 234 mg, Fiber: 1 g

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