Chicken With Grapefruit Pan Sauce Recipe

This chicken with grapefruit pan sauce is a refreshing and flavorful dish that combines the tangy sweetness of grapefruit with the savory taste of chicken. The pan sauce is made by deglazing the pan with grapefruit juice and chicken broth, creating a deliciously tangy and slightly sweet sauce that pairs perfectly with the tender chicken. Serve this dish with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Chicken With Grapefruit Pan Sauce
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Ingredients for Chicken With Grapefruit Pan Sauce Recipe

  • 1 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Grapefruit Juice
  • 1/4 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • as per your need Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken With Grapefruit Pan Sauce Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • STEP 3.Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook until browned on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • STEP 4.Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 5.In the same skillet, add the grapefruit juice and chicken broth.
  • STEP 6.Bring the mixture to a boil and let it simmer until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Return the chicken to the skillet and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • STEP 8.Remove the chicken from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • STEP 9.Meanwhile, whisk in the butter to the pan sauce until melted and well combined.
  • STEP 10.Serve the chicken with the grapefruit pan sauce drizzled over the top.
  • STEP 11.Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to properly season the chicken with salt and pepper before cooking to enhance the flavor.
  • Use fresh grapefruit juice for the best taste, but bottled grapefruit juice can also be used in a pinch.
  • If the pan sauce is too tart, you can add a touch of honey or sugar to balance the flavors.
  • For a thicker sauce, you can whisk in a cornstarch slurry (cornstarch mixed with water) to the pan sauce and cook until thickened.
  • Leftover chicken with grapefruit pan sauce can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover chicken with grapefruit pan sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in a skillet over medium heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the chicken with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
91
calories per serving
2 g Fat11 g Protein7 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    22mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    5mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    11mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    20mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    75mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp