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Orange Pecan Chicken Recipe

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Added: Thursday, May 31, 2007


3 tablespoons orange juice
3 tablespoons oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup orange marmalde
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Hot cooked rice

In plastic bag, combine orange juice, 2 tablespoons oil, soy sauce and garlic. Add chicken; seal bag and turn to coat. refrigerate for 2-3 hours.

Remove chicken; reserve marinade.

In skillet, cook chicken with remaining oil.

Meanwhile, in saucepan, saute pecans in butter; remove and set aside.

Set aside 1/4 cup green onions for garish. Add remaining onions to saucepan; saute until tender.

Add reserved marinade and the next 8 ingredients. Bring to rolling boil; boil for 2 minutes. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered 5-10 minutes.

Serve chicken over rice; top with sauce and reserved nuts.

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