Mandarin chicken breasts

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 \N Whole chicken breasts; boned
1½ cup Hot cooked rice
1 tablespoon Butter
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon Chopped parsley
¼ teaspoon Rosemary
¼ teaspoon Basil
½ cup Flour
1 teaspoon Paprika
1 teaspoon Salt
3 tablespoons Butter
2 teaspoons Instant chicken broth crystals
1¾ cup Water
1 tablespoon Minced dried onion
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 \N Bay leaf
1 tablespoon Cornstarch
1 can (11-oz) Mandarin oranges; drained
1 cup Seedless grapes

Sprinkle insides of chicken breasts with salt. Combine rice, 1 Tablespoon butter, ¼ teas- poon salt, parsley, rosemary and basil in bowl. Mix together. Spoon into middle of breasts. Fold edges and fasten with wooden toothpicks. Mix flour, paprika and ½ teaspoon salt and dip chicken breasts into mixture, coating well. Brown breasts in 3 Tablespoons butter in a large skillet. When brown, stir in chicken broth, 1-¾ cups water, onion, lemon juice and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and cover. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf, then remove chicken (keep warm). Reheat liquid to boiling and smooth cornstarch to paste and add to liquid. Cook until sauce thickens. Stir in oranges and grapes. Reheat until bubbly. Spoon over chicken and serve. Yield: 6 servings.




From <Traditions:ATasteoftheGoodLife>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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