Citrus Chicken

Citrus Chicken Recipe

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Terri Mesiano


I serve this with some steamed asparagus and chopped green onions tossed into cooked rice with lemon juice and italian seasoning


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30 Min
30 Min


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1/2 medium
1/2 medium
4 Tbsp
tomato puree
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 tsp
dried oregano
( 6 oz) chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
1 Tbsp
olive oil
8 oz
cherry tomatoes
1 tsp
italian seasoning
parsley for garnish

How to Make Citrus Chicken


  • 1Juice the orange and lemon, finely grate the rinds. Place the citrus juice and zest in a baking dish. Whisk in the tomato puree, honey, vinegar and oregano. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2Using a sharp knife, score the chicken. Add the chicken to the marinade and turn to coat well. Cover with plastic wrap. Marinate at room temperature for 20-30 minutes. Meanwhile preheat over to 375 degrees F
  • 3Transfer the chicken to a baking sheet lined with foil, reserving the marinade. Bake for 15 minutes, basting with marinade 2-3 times. Continue to bake until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes longer. Keep warm
  • 4Optional: Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Slice cherry tomatoes in half, toss with italian seasoning and add to pan. Saute until softened, about 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste, Arrange tomatoes around chicken and garnish all with parsley as desired

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Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: For Kids

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