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Oriental Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jacqy Lewis Soderberg
Added: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 whole chicken breasts, split in half
5 T. salad oil
1/2 c. dark brown sugar
1/2 c. vinegar
3/4 tsp. salt
1/3 tsp. powdered ginger
1 tsp. soy sauce
2 T. cornstarch
1 - 8 1/4 oz. can sliced pineapple, cut into chunks
1 - 11 oz. can mandarin orange sections, drained
1 green pepper, cut into short strips
1/2 c. halved maraschino cherries

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken breasts on each side. Pour off excess oil. Combine brown sugar, vinegar, salt, ginger, and soy sauce. Pour over chicken and simmer 35 minutes, covered. Remove chicken from skillet. Blend cornstarch and 2 T. pineapple syrup and stir into skillet with remaining pineapple and syrup, green pepper and cherries. Bring to a boil. Return chicken to skillet; cover and simmer 5 to 10 minutes longer or until chicken is tender and peppers are cooked. Add orange sections for one minute at the end, otherwise they dissolve. Serve with rice.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was a recipe I made for Mom and Daddy when they visited us in Hawaii. It is so colorful and pretty, as well as tasty!

 

 

 

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