Tangerine Chicken With Thyme Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Tangerines
Prep Time - 45 Minutes
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  • 4 medium Sunkist® tangerines
  • 4 boneless, skinless half chicken breasts (1 pound)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil, butter or margarine
  • 1/4 lb. brown or white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. Triple Sec or other orange flavored liqueur
  • 2/3 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 green onion, sliced

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Grate ½ tsp. peel from 1 tangerine. Juice 2 tangerines to equal 1/3 cup juice. Peel and segment remaining 2 tangerines, removing any seeds; set aside.
  • Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Lightly sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. In large non-stick skillet sprayed with nostick cooking spray, heat ½ Tbs. Oil over medium heat.
  • Brown chicken for 5 minutes on each side or until just cooked though; remove. In skillet drippings and remaining oil, sauté mushrooms with thyme and grated tangerine peel for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add tangerine juice and orange liqueur. Stir chicken broth into cornstarch and add to skillet. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring until mixture starts to thicken. Return chicken; stir in tangerine segments and green onion.
  • Heat, stirring occasionally. Garnish with fresh thyme.