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For dinner, serve up speedy almond chicken with orange honey sauce with garlic zucchini strips and grape tomatoes.
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By Linda Gassenheimer
The Miami Herald
Almonds and honey flavor chicken cutlets for this quick dinner.
Boneless, skinless chicken cutlets are about -inch thick.
They cook in just 4 to 5 minutes. To keep them juicy and flavorful, a sauce made with orange juice and thickened with honey coats the chicken.
You can also use boneless, skinless chicken breasts and flatten them with a meat bat or the bottom of a heavy pan to -inch thick.
A colorful side dish of zucchini strips and grape tomatoes tossed in olive oil and garlic completes the meal. It can be made quickly and easily in the microwave or on the stove top.
This meal contains 565 calories per serving with 31 percent of calories from fat.
To shorten preparation time, slice the zucchini instead of cutting into strips.
Two crushed garlic cloves can be used instead of minced garlic.
Make zucchini and tomatoes and set aside.
To buy: pound boneless, skinless chicken cutlets; 1 bottle of crushed red pepper; 1 small container of orange juice; 1 small bottle of honey; 1 package of sliced almonds; 1 loaf of whole grain country bread; pound of zucchini, and 1 package of grape tomatoes.
Cornstarch, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, black peppercorns.
ALMOND CHICKEN WITH ORANGE HONEY SAUCE
Makes 2 servings
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
GARLIC ZUCCHINI STRIPS AND GRAPE TOMATOES
Makes 2 servings
pound zucchini (about 2 cups)
1. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.