Orange-Cinnamon Chicken

Orange-Cinnamon Chicken

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"The flavors of orange with the surprise ingredient of cinnamon combine with chicken browned in butter to make a sumptuous yet simple dish."
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1 h 10 m servings 201 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 201 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 25.2 g
  • 50%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat an oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken on both sides in the hot butter until golden brown on both sides, about 10 minutes; place the chicken into a shallow baking dish. Stir the flour, cinnamon, and orange juice into the skillet. Bring to boil, and cook until thickened. Season with salt to taste, then pour over the chicken breasts in the baking dish. Cover the chicken breasts with orange slices.
  3. Bake the chicken breasts in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 45 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).


  1. 26 Ratings

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I did not put this in the oven...simply browned the chicken, took it out of the pan, made the sauce and then returned the chicken to the pan w/ the sauce to continue cooking. I used a home-grow...

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I added extra Cinnamon as a suggestion by other members. I notced adding more seems to thicken the sauce to much so then I had to add a bit more OJ. The ending result was okay, but I still cou...

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I did not put this in the oven...simply browned the chicken, took it out of the pan, made the sauce and then returned the chicken to the pan w/ the sauce to continue cooking. I used a home-grow...

This is the best recipe I have found on this site. My husband likes my cooking different recipes, but the kids make it difficult. I have two extremely picky children and they not only loved it, ...

I doubled the cinnamon and added a couple TBSP of maple syrup as suggested by some of the other reviews and this dish turned out delicious. I think next time I'll try adding some raisins or prun...

This recipe was quick, easy, inexpensive and very tasty. I would make this for company.

Me and my little sister had this as the main dish for our parents on their anniversary and they really liked it. we didn't have oranges so we used orange peel seasoning instead and it turned out...

it was really good, but i couldn't really taste the cinnamon as much as i thought i would.

Wow this is really good. I had a couple of oranges I needed to use up and wanted chicken so when I found this recipe I was happy :) The cinnamon was a nice addition to the chicken and I was happ...

This was a hit. I did double the cinnamon and added maple syrup like others had suggested. In addition I also added a tsp of orange grind. My family loved it!

Didn't have enough flavor for us so I added a good splash of maple syrup and about a tsp of orange zest. Also only used 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Served the sauce over rice, my hubby loved it.

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