Cookbook:Chicken with Orange, Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes

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Chicken with Orange, Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes
Category Chicken recipes
Servings 4
Time prep 5 min, cooking 20 min
Difficulty

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A simple recipe that combines vegetable and fruit with chicken. The recipe utilizes baking in foil, which is a great low-fat cooking method that produces wonderfully tender and juicy chicken.

Ingredients[edit]

Equipment and supplies[edit]

  • large baking sheet
  • medium bowl
  • small bowl
  • aluminum foil

Procedure[edit]

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place large baking sheet in oven to heat.
  3. Mix dill, orange peel, garlic and salt in medium bowl. Season with pepper.
  4. Combine tomatoes, oil and 1 teaspoon dill mixture in small bowl.
  5. Add chicken to remaining dill mixture in medium bowl and toss to coat.
  6. Cut 4 sheets of foil each about 20 inches long.
  7. Arrange 1 cup spinach on 1 sheet of foil.
  8. Place 1/4 of sliced chicken mixture atop spinach.
  9. Spoon 1/4 of tomato mixture atop chicken.
  10. Fold foil over, enclosing contents completely and crimping edges tightly to seal.
  11. Repeat with remaining 3 foil sheets, forming 4 packets total.
  12. Arrange foil packets in single layer on heated baking sheet.
  13. Bake until chicken is just cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  14. Transfer to plates; let stand 5 minutes.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit]

  • Serve with rice.


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