Citrus-Olive Chicken

Diabetes Appropriate
Dairy-free
Egg-free
Nut-free
Heart-Healthy
Kosher
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup pitted, quartered kalamata or black olives
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. finely grated orange zest
  • Hot cooked couscous or rice (optional)

Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Ready in
25 minutes
  1. Combine flour, thyme, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to mix well. Add chicken. Seal bag and shake to coat; set aside.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned. Add 3 tablespoons of the broth plus juice, sugar and olives. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is cooked (165°F). Remove chicken; set aside and keep warm.
  3. For sauce, in a cup or small bowl stir cornstarch into remaining 1 tablespoon broth until dissolved. Add to pan juices in skillet; cook and stir until slightly thickened. Stir in orange zest.
  4. Spoon sauce on chicken and (if desired) serve over hot couscous or rice.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 223, Calories Fat 61, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 83mg, Sodium 157mg, Carbohydrate 6g, Protein 33g
Serving Size1
Calories223
Calories Fat61
Calories (fat) extra27
Total Fat6g
Total Fat (extra)10
Saturated Fat0g
Saturated Fat (extra)5
Cholesterol83mg
Cholesterol (extra)28
Sodium157mg
Sodium (extra)7
Potassium395mg
Carbohydrate6g
Carbohydrate (extra)2
Fiber0g
Fiber (extra)1
Sugars3g
Protein33g
Omega30g
Vitamin A60IU
Vitamin A (extra)1
Vitamin C9mg
Vitamin C (extra)16
Iron1mg
Iron (extra)6