Chicken In Orange Sauce

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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1 cup fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon minced shallot
4 1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon white wine
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
6 tablespoons unsalted butter -- chilled
4 strips orange zest
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 medium boneless -- skinless chicken breast halves

Preparation / Directions:

Bring orange juice, shallot, vinegar, wine, and sugar to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high. Boil until sauce is reduced to 1/8 cup, about 15 minutes. Remove sauce from heat and whisk in 2 tablespoons chilled butter. Set pan over low heat and whisk in remaining 4 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon at a time. Remove pan from the heat briefly if sauce breaks down. Mix in orange zest. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg,. Set aside and keep warm. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook about 10 to 12 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a serving plate and top with orange sauce.


Nutritional Information:

307 Calories (kcal); 29g Total Fat; (83% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 78mg Cholesterol; 273mg Sodium

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