Orange 'N Chicken Breasts

Orange 'n Chicken Breasts Recipe

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2 Tbsp
2 large
garlic cloves, crushed
1 c
fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp
grated lemon peel
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
split chicken breasts with ribs
1/4 c
orange marmalade

How to Make Orange 'N Chicken Breasts


  • 1Start fire in grill, placing rack 4 inches above coals (see note).
  • 2Melt butter over medium heat in a 1-quart saucepan; add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring until golden.
  • 3Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, lemon peel, salt and pepper.
  • 4Pour mixture over chicken breasts in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish; let stand at least 10 minutes or until the fire is ready.
  • 5Place sheet of foil on hot grill rack.
  • 6Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Arrange breasts, skin side down, on foil.
  • 7Cook, covered with grill cover, 10 minutes.
  • 8Turn breasts over; cook, covered, 15 minutes longer until cooked through, brushing occasionally with reserved marinade.
  • 9One or two minutes before end of cooking time, brush breasts with orange marmalade to glaze.
  • 10Serve when chicken is golden brown.
  • 11NOTE: Breasts may be baked in oven.
  • 12Heat oven to 400.
  • 13Marinate breasts in baking dish as directed; drain off and reserve marinade.
  • 14Bake breasts, skin side down, 15 minutes.
  • 15Turn breasts over, brush with marinade.
  • 16Cook 10 minutes longer until cooked through.
  • 17Brush with marmalade; cook 1 to 2 minutes longer to glaze.

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About Orange 'N Chicken Breasts

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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