9Ingredients
180Calories
30Minutes

This recipe offers a low calorie and relatively quick alternative to your local Chinese cuisine. This dish will make you feeling great, while also fighting internally to help prevent cancer and other diseases. Ready in 30 minutes or less, this combines buttery chicken with sweet honey and oranges that pairs perfectly with either pasta or rice, depending on personal preference. Great for adults and kids, this dish is perfect for a busy work week!

Ingredients

  • spaghetti (for side dish)
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • chicken breasts
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 lemon juice
  • butter (as needed)
  • 1 orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Directions

  1. Start by boiling the water for cooking the spaghetti with the vegetable bouillon cube.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and lemon juice.
  3. In a non-stick skillet, with 2 to 3 tablespoons of butter, grill the chicken breasts.
  4. When golden, remove from pan.
  5. In the same skillet, pour in the orange juice mixed with cornstarch and thin strips of orange peel.
  6. Stir, and add a teaspoon of honey.
  7. When the sauce thickens slightly, remove and pour this sauce over the chicken breasts.
  8. Serve with the spaghetti al dente.
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NutritionView more

180Calories
Sodium21%DV510mg
Fat11%DV7g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs7%DV20g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories180Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat7g11%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium510mg21%
Potassium280mg8%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat60
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate20g7%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Katlyn M. 8 Jun 2015
This was an easy weeknight meal that tasted like it took a lot of work, but didn't. It was a surprisingly delicious combination of honey and orange and I served it over rice since we were out of pasta. I think next time I will zest the orange instead of using slices of peel in the sauce.