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Chicken Rolls with Oranges

January 18th, 2014 in Chicken, Main Dishes by
Total cooking time: 1h 15min
Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe

This is interesting recipe for a holiday or romantic dinner: tender chicken rolls stuffed with oranges.

Small orange segments are easier to wrap, so try to find small oranges. It is also important that oranges are not bitter and don’t have seeds.

Chicken rolls stuffed with oranges taste great when paired with potato side(s), for example with mashed potatoes.

Ingredients:


How to prepare, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 1
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 1
  2. Remove skin from oranges, try remove as much of white staff under the peel as you can (to prevent bitterness), and separate orange segments:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 2
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 2
  3. Slice each piece of chicken breast lengthwise into portion pieces (you will need to get chicken pieces big enough to wrap orange segments, so slice chicken appropriately):
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 3
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 3
  4. Season each piece with salt and ground black pepper to taste from both sides:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 4
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 4
  5. Cover chicken pieces with plastic wrap and flatten chicken pieces using meat tenderizer:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 5
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 5
  6. Now it is time to assemble rolls:
    Spread a bit of mayo on top of a chicken slice
    Spread a bit of mayo on top of a chicken slice
    Arrange an orange segment along wider side of the slice
    Arrange an orange segment along wider side of the slice
    And start rolling tight roll
    And start rolling tight roll

    Roll
    Roll
    And roll
    And roll
    And roll
    And roll

    Roll some more
    Roll some more
    Arrange end piece of chicken is under the roll
    Turn roll end piece to the bottom
    And secure it with a toothpick
    And secure it with a toothpick


  7. Repeat the same steps for all chicken slices:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 7
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 7
  8. Warm up a skillet with a bit of oil to moderate high heat. Working in batches, move chicken pieces to the skillet, place each piece in a way that end of chicken roll is on the bottom:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 8
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 8
  9. Fry rolls until lightly colored from bottom side, then remove toothpicks, turn rolls over and fry them from other sides until evenly colored from all sides:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 9
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 9
  10. Repeat with all rolls, move colored ones to a pot (if you have a cast iron one, it will work the best):
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 10
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 10
  11. If you plan to use poultry herb mix, add it now to taste, add bay leaves too:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 11
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 11
  12. Pour cream in, turn heat on, bring pot to light simmer and cook for 25-30 mins:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 12
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 12
  13. Then serve with your choice of side dish:
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 13
    Chicken Rolls with Oranges Recipe: Step 13
Enjoy!

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What can I replace the “heavy cream” with?

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