Chicken Entrees

Orange Cranberry Chicken

This dish goes great with steamed brown rice.


  • 1 tablespoon less-fat margarine
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sugar orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth (if using broth powder, make it double strength by adding 1 cup of hot water to 2 teaspoons of broth powder)
  • 6 skinless, boneless half breasts of chicken cut into about 3 pieces each
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper


  1. Add all ingredients except chicken to the slow cooker; stir well with spoon.
  2. Add the chicken breast pieces to the slow cooker, cover, and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or on LOW about 6 hours, or until chicken is cooked throughout.
  3. Serve chicken with orange cranberry sauce.

6 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 253 calories, 28 g protein, 25 g carbohydrate, 4.4 g fat, 1.1 g saturated fat, 73 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 210 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 16%.

© 2006 Elaine Magee

Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2007


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