CHICKEN BREASTS WITH HONEY AND THYME

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, deboned and skinned
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange rind
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate,thawed
  • 1 Tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 Tablespoon orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • Pat chicken dry.
  • In a large glass bowl, combine orange juice, olive oil,orange rind,hot pepper flakes, black pepper and thyme; add chicken and turn to coat.
  • Cover and marinate 8 hours in refrigerator.
  • Glaze: In another glass or pyrex bowl combine honey, orange juice concentrate, soy sauce, mustard, black pepper, thyme,hot pepper sauce and rosemary.
  • Remove chicken from marinade.
  • Arrange chicken in a baking pan.
  • Cover with the glaze
  • Bake at 375ºF (190ºC) for 20 min covered, then remove the cover and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • Serve with Basmati rice and vegetables.

Notes

We wish our neighbors on the north a Happy Canada Day! In honor of Canada Day I thought I would share a couple of our favorite Canadian recipes which we found in the Canadian Living's Country Cooking cookbook. This cookbook we purchased at Munro's books in Victoria, British Columbia.

Categories: Canadian  Main Dish  Oven  Poultry 

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