Chicken with Orange Sauce

  • Yield: 4 servings


1/4cup (1/2 stick) butter
4-- chicken breasts
2tablespoons Cointreau or orange juice
1/2cup orange juice
1cup water
1small cube chicken bouillon
1tablespoon honey
-- green onions, chopped
1tablespoon grated orange zest
1tablespoon corn flour


  1. Heat the butter in a skillet and add the chicken.  Saute for 5 minutes or until light brown on both sides and cooked through.  Remove the chicken to a serving dish and keep warm.
  2. Stir the liqueur, orange juice, 1 cup water, chicken bouillon, honey, green onions and orange zest into the skillet and bring to a boil.  Reduce the heat.
  3. Blend the corn flour with enough water to make a thin paste in a small bowl.  Add to the skillet and cook until the mixture thickens, stirring constantly.  Pour over the chicken.  Serve over rice.


Recipe reprinted with permission from The Bermuda Junior Service League’s Island Thyme (Hamilton HM FX, Bermuda, 2005).