Chicken Amaretto

A simple yet sophisticated-tasting chicken dish appropriate for any celebration.  Liqueurs always make food taste better!

IMG_4441Chicken Amaretto

For PDF copy of recipe, Chicken Amaretto

Serves 4


  • 3 tablespoons brown rice flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breasts (boneless and flattened)
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 4 large mushrooms, chopped or thickly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken stock (or brewed lemon ginger or orange spice tea)
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Amaretto liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon pure almond extract (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Blend flour with salt and pepper in a shallow bowl. Dredge chicken in flour mixture to cover.
  2. In medium skillet, saute onions, bell pepper in grapeseed oil for 2 minutes, then add chicken. Brown chicken for 2 minutes on each side. Add mushrooms and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Place chicken and vegetables in a prepared 9 x 13 baking dish.
  4. In original skillet, on medium heat stir in Dijon mustard, chicken stock, orange juice, Amaretto, almond extract, and pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes.
  5. Pour liquid onto chicken and cover dish.
  6. Bake at 365 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.

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