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Mandarin Chicken Recipe

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Added: Saturday, October 18, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 lb. chicken pieces
1/5 cup shortening
1 T. salt
2 T. cornstarch
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
3 oz. water
10 oz. consume, canned and condensed
6 oz. orange juice
3 oz. red currant jelly
unpeeled orange slices

Directions:
Directions:
In a large frying pan, brown chicken in shortening. Place browned chicken in a large baking pan; sprinkle with salt. Combine cornstarch, salt and ginger; blend in water. Set aside. Separately, combine consume, orange juice and jelly. Heat mixture until jelly melts. Gradually, add cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring constantly till thick and clear. Pour over chicken, top with orange slices. Cover and bake at 375 basting occasionally.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1hr. 30 min.

 

 

 

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