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Poached Chicken With Lemons And Oranges Recipe
|Broiling chicken||3 1⁄2 Pound, cut into serving pieces|
|Chicken bouillon||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Oranges||2 , freshly squeezed|
|Black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Club soda||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Calories 575 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 g52.4%
Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 189.2 mg
Sodium 324.2 mg13.5%
Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.6%
Sugars 5.5 g
Protein 56 g111.1%
Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C 89.6%
Calcium 8.2% Iron 14.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Sprinkle salt over the chicken pieces and then squeeze lemon juice, tossing to coat evenly.
2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat
3. Add the chicken to the butter in the skillet and fry the pieces until evenly browned.
4. Reduce the heat to low.
5. Pour the bouillon over the chicken.
6. Cover pan and cook the chicken on low for about 30 minutes or until tender.
7. Remove the chicken to a serving platter and keep warm.
8. To finish the sauce, add orange juice, pepper and club soda to the liquid in the pan
9. Boil the sauce, stirring stirring until reduced and thickened.
10. Pour the sauce over the poached chicken.
11. Garnish with orange or lemon zest if you like.
12. Accompany with a nice green leafy vegetable or a salad dressed with lemon and oil vinaigrette or a pasta if you like.