Chicken with Orange and Lemon Sauce

Makes 12 servings.


12 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
2 eggs
1 cup milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup bread crumbs
1 cup sliced almonds (optional)
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1¼ cups orange juice
¼ cup lemon juice
½ cup water
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon grated orange zest
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest


1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
2. In a small bowl beat together eggs and milk. Add 2 cups flour, salt and pepper. Beat all together until smooth. In a shallow dish or plate mix together the breadcrumbs and almonds. Dip chicken in egg batter, then in breadcrumb mixture.
3. In a large skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter/margarine and saute coated chicken in skillet 8 to 10 minutes. Place chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish and bake uncovered in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
4. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan mix together the SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, ¼ teaspoon salt, cornstarch, and 1 tablespoon flour. Then stir in the orange juice, lemon juice, and ½ cup water. Mix all together and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture boils. Let boil for 3 minutes, then remove from heat.
5. Add 1 tablespoon of butter/margarine, the orange rind and the lemon rind to the orange sauce and stir together. Remove chicken from oven and pour orange sauce over warm chicken or put in a gravy boat for people to pour themselves. Enjoy!

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 350
Calories from Fat: 80
Total Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 110mg
Sodium: 240mg
Total Carbs: 30g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 5g
Protein: 34g provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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