Saturday, April 9, 2011

Bonnie's Fabulous Citrus Chicken!

This easy recipe from Bonnie is simply fantastic! Start it with the still frozen chicken breasts, the chicken marinates to a lovely tenderness while cooking from frozen in the citrus and spices, the result is just delicious!

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Bonnie's Fabulous Citrus Chicken
(2 servings) 


2 (6 oz) frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 grapefruits juiced
2 (or more!) lemons, juiced
1 large onion, chopped
1 t garlic powder, or fresh garlic
1 t cumin
1 t cayenne pepper
1 t salt and/or Vege-Sal Seasoned salt (to your taste) 


Place the two still frozen chicken breasts in a medium non-stick pan. Juice the grapefruits and lemons over the chicken. Sprinkle with cumin, cayenne, garlic powder, and salt. Place the onion on top of the chicken and cook covered at medium heat for 30 minutes. Reduce the heat to low and cook covered for another 30 minutes or so til the chicken is deliciously tender and finishes with a nice sauce.

You can mix and match your favorite citrus, but what makes this dish work so well is the combination of fresh citrus and frozen breasts. 

Very difficult to over spice, even with the cayenne, as the sweet citrus and heat compliment each other so well. If you are on a sodium restricted diet, please note that you may easily reduce the sodium levels in this dish by substituting your favorite no-salt seasoning blend for the salt or Veg-Sal. Enjoy it your way!

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1 comment:

  1. Delicious! Super easy to make, too. Definitely going to be one of my staple dishes.