Creamy Almond Chicken

This is my all time favorite chicken dish! It makes an impressive meal when you are having dinner guests because it is definitely a crowd pleaser! To top it all off, it is very simple with few ingredients!

For 4 servings, here is what you will need: 4 chicken breasts, 1 1/2 c. slivered almonds, 1 1/2 c. whipping cream, 2 tbsp. orange marmalade, 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard, a pinch of red pepper (optional), and 4 tbsp. margarine.
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First, sauté 1 1/2 cup slivered almonds in 1 tbsp. margarine until golden brown. Set aside.
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Next, place the chicken breasts between sheets of wax paper and pound them out until they are 1/4 inch thick.
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Melt 3 tbsp. margarine in a skillet, salt and pepper the chicken then brown it for 3-4 minutes.
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In a bowl add and mix the following: 2 tbsp. orange marmalade
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1 1/2 cup whipping cream
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1 tbsp. Dijon mustard
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A pinch of red pepper
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And finally, the sauteed almonds.
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Pour the mixture over the chicken and continue to cook until the chicken is done and the sauce has thickened (about 10 minutes).
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YUMMY!
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Serve over white rice and pair it with broccoli for a completely delectable meal!
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