Citrus Glaze Chicken with Almonds

By ADW|2017-08-18T16:00:33-04:00Updated: August 18th, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 4 (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup almond slices, toasted
  • Pour sauce over chicken breasts.
  • Sprinkle almonds over breasts and serve.


  1. Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C)
  2. Place chicken breasts on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush with one tablespoon of orange juice concentrate (reserve remaining concentrate for sauce).
  3. Bake in oven 15-20 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Place remaining orange juice concentrate, lemon juice and chicken broth in a small saucepan.
  5. Blend together SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener and cornstarch in a small bowl.
  6. Stir cornstarch mixture into broth. Heat over medium-high heat and simmer 8-10 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken slightly. Remove from heat.
  7. Whisk butter into sauce.
  8. Add chives and parsley.
  9. Sprinkle almonds over breasts and serve.

Food Exchanges: 4 Very Lean Meats, 1 Fat, 1/2 Starch

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:    220
Calories from Fat:    70
Total Fat:    8g
Saturated Fat:    2g
Cholesterol:    75mg
Sodium:    200mg
Total Carbs:    8g
Dietary Fiber:    1g
Sugars:    6g
Protein:    28g

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.

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ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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