Chicken in Mandarin Orange Syrup

Chicken in Mandarin Orange Syrup

Chicken in Mandarin Orange Syrup
A yummy sweet and sour chicken, exotic and tasty enough to please everybody!
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4

Ingredients
2 tsp. dark sesame oil
4 (4 oz.) skinless boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, undrained
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 tbsp. finely chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
1 tsp. bottled minced garlic
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp. cornstarch

Methods/steps
Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned. While chicken cooks, drain oranges in a colander over a bowl, reserving 2 tbsp. liquid. Add oranges,2 tbsp. liquid, onions, jalapeno, and garlic to pan. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Combine broth, soy sauce, and cornstarch; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
Additional Tips
Serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 6 tbsp. sauce

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