Maple Orange Chicken Breast. A warm winter recipe for a cold night!
Serving size: 1 chicken breast
2 tablespoons olive oil or canola oil
4 five-ounce skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tablespoon orange marmalade
juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional)
1 scallion, chopped (optional)
Heat the oil in a nonstick pan over medium heat. When hot, add the chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook until chicken is browned and opaque throughout. Transfer to a warm platter.
Discard oil in pan and place over medium heat. Add the maple syrup, and heat until it bubbles; stir in the marmalade and add the juice of one lemon. Boil until the sauce thickens, about 1 minute.
Pour sauce over the chicken. Garnish with fresh parsley and scallions if desired.