Dolce Mangia
Sweet Eats
Caribbean Citrus Chicken - GF

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1 t minced garlic

2 butter or margarine

2 t finely shredded lime peel

1/4 c fresh lime juice

1/2 t ground ginger

1/4 t crushed red pepper flakes

2 medium oranges


Rinse chicken; pat dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper.


In a large skillet cook chicken and garlic in butter over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is tender and juices no longer pink, turning chicken once and stirring garlic occasionally.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine lime peel, lime juice, ginger, and red pepper; set aside.

Peel oranges, removing pith. Reserving juice, cut oranges in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into thin slices. Add any reserved orange juice and the lime juice mixture to skillet.

Place orange slices on top of chicken. Cover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes our until heated through.


To serve, spoon any reserved drippings over chicken. Serve with cooked rice and additional lime wedges for accompaniment, if desired.

Time: 30 minutes   Serves: 6

If you like spicy food, add more red pepper flakes. This goes good with black bean and coconut rice. This recipe came from:  

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