Quick Florida Keys Style Citrus Chicken

1
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a quick dinner (ready in less than half an hour) that's great for summertime barbecues. It's a speedy version of the classic dish that doesn't require hours of marinating time, and it's still just as delicious.

Rating:

★★★★☆ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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  • 4 medium
    skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2-3 clove
    garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margaine
  • 1 tsp
    fresh lime zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 large
    orange

How to Make Quick Florida Keys Style Citrus Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet cook chicken and garlic in hot butter over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until no pink remains in chicken, turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, ginger and crushed red pepper; set aside.
  3. Peel orange. Reserving juice, cut the orange in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into slices. Add reserved orange juice and lime juice mixture to the skillet. Place orange slices on top of chicken. Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated throughout.
  4. To serve, spoon pan drippings over chicken.

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About Quick Florida Keys Style Citrus Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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