Easy Family Recipes: Honeyed Orange Chicken

February 8, 2010

Baking this chicken in a broth of sweet honey and orange keeps it moist, tender, and guaranteed to please!

1 pkg chicken breast tenders
2-3 tbs oil
1 egg
1 cup breadcrumbs
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup hot water
juice from 1 orange
1/2 tsp salt, plus extra
1/4 tsp ground ginger

Preheat oven to 375°  Whisk together honey, water, orange juice, ginger, and 1/4 tsp salt.  Set aside.  In a small dish, whisk egg.  Place breadcrumbs in another small dish.  Salt chicken, dip in egg, then dip in breadcrumbs to coat well.  In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.  Cook chicken until lightly browned on all sides.  Transfer to baking dish and pour orange juice mixture over chicken.  Cover and bake 30 minutes.

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One Response to Easy Family Recipes: Honeyed Orange Chicken

  1. bridget on February 12, 2010 at 6:06 am

    i made this for dinner last night – it was great! thanks for sharing the recipe.

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