Recipe by MOMZRIGHT
"Very easy recipe. I catered an informal wedding for a friend and this was the main dish. It received rave reviews. Serve with rice medley and salad. Good recipe for working folks."
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finely chopped fresh parsley
dried basil, or to taste
grated orange zest
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
I really enjoyed this chicken. I used fresh basil instead of dried and more fresh orange zest. I don't have a grill, so I baked this and then put it under the broiler to brown. Was very yummy. Terrific hot or cold. I can't stand to throw away marinade, so I boiled the remainder down to a glaze to serve with the chicken.
Took another reviewer's advice and boiled the marinade to make a sauce. Would have been 2 stars without the sauce as the chicken was rather bland. Next time I have a craving for orangey sweet chicken, I'll make Rosemary Chicken with Orange-Maple Glaze from this site instead.
A perfect meal for summertime. I used more orange zest than the recipe called for, and I squeezed fresh oranges for the juice. This gave the recipe a punch of orange flavor. I also baked it at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. So moist and tender! FYI: I just purchased a microplaner for zesting oranges, lemons, etc. - - what a fabulous tool. Gives you all the zest and essentials oils that recipes call for.
Loved the combo of ingredients, but desired a stronger flavor. Made it for a freezer meal swap and everybody liked it. I am going to take the recommmendation of a reviewer to use orange juice concentrate and fresh basil....and I love the idea of boiling down the marinate to make a glaze....I think those recommendations are exactly what it needs. I did like it enough to stick with it...I plan to make 3 batches to put in freezer storage bags tonight....easy pre-made meals to take camping!
Awesome, no changes necessary, but I do like a stronger basil flavor. Alternative for a stronger orange is to use 1/4 cup of frozen orange juice concentrate. Yum.
I didn't have time to marinade, so I just dumped all the ingredients in a frying pan and boiled the chicken in them, using extra OJ and a little water. When the chicken was done I took it out and added about 1-tsp cornstarch dissolved in water to the pan, and boiled the marinade into a sauce. The only changes I made were I used fresh basil and a fresh squeezed orange, and added another Tbsp honey. It was a very pretty, very easy, very yummy dish! Probably would have been bland without the sauce though.
Great recipe - used fresh basil a bit extra zest and added a pinch of paprika & red pepper flakes, and substtd. ex.vir.olive oil for veg oil - nice! Also great on fish, like tilapia!
This is an awesom recipe. With winter on the way I will try baking instead of grilling. I know it will be just as good.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Honey Orange Basil Chicken
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 87
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