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Almond Butter Chicken with Orange Sauce
Contributed By: Admin
Serves: 4

Gourmet recipe found only at some of the finest restaurants.
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 egg, beaten
1 Sliced almonds
Orange Sauce:
1 tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 cup juice of one fresh orange
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp grated orange rind

Orange sauce:
1.  Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Add juice, butter and rind. Cook on medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.

2.  Place each chicken breast filet between two pieces of plastic wrap. Pound with meat mallet to " thickness.
Coat chicken with flour. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Dip one side into egg and press with almonds. Melt butter in a large skillet. Add chicken, almond side down.

3.  Cook on medium high heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until almonds are toasted.

4.  Turn breasts.

5.  Lower heat to medium low and cook for 10 to 12 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
Serve with orange sauce.


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