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Oriental Chicken With Pineapple

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Yummy Oriental Chicken is a tasty treat that you will fall in love with!!! I prepare this dish whenever I need to indulge my guests in a world of well blended flavors! Try this amazing Oriental Chicken recipe and experience this for yourself!.
  Canned pineapple pieces 15 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Orange 1⁄2 , juiced
  Clear honey 2 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine/2 tablespoon dry sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Raisins 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken pieces 4 , skinned
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Teaspoon
  Flaked almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1 Combine the juice drained from the pineapple, orange juice, honey, wine or sherry, soy sauce, raisins and salt and pepper and stir well
2 Arrange the chicken pieces in a large dish. Pour over the sauce and leave, covered with plastic wrap for at least 30 minutes.
3 Place half the butter in a 30 x 20 x 5cm/ 12x8x2 inch ovenproof glass dish and microwave on full power for 1 minute.
4 Drain the chicken pieces, using a slotted spoon, and reserve the sauce.
5 Put the chicken pieces into hot butter and baste.
6 Cover with plastic wrap, and pierce. Microwave on power 8 for 15-17 minutes, turning chicken pieces over once, half way through cooking.
7 Remove from microwave oven, cover with foil, and leave to stand.
8 To finish the sauce: blend the cornflour (cornstarch) and a little of the sauce to a smooth paste.
9 Put the remaining sauce into a large jug and microwave on full power for 2 minutes.
10 Mix in the prepared cornflour (cornstarch) and any juice from the chicken. Microwave on full power for 2 minutes and beat well.
11 Add the drained pineapple pieces and pour the sauce over the chicken.
12 To toast the almonds: arrange the nuts and remaining butter in a small soup bowl, keeping butter in the centre. Microwave on full power for 1 1/2 minutes and stir. Microwave on full power for 1 minute and stir. Put the almonds to one side and they will crisp and colour.
13 Drain on kitchen paper and use to garnish the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1877 Calories from Fat 654

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g114.5%

Saturated Fat 34.4 g172.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 540.9 mg180.3%

Sodium 1438.1 mg59.9%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.5 g41.9%

Sugars 126 g

Protein 137 g273.2%

Vitamin A 37.9% Vitamin C 84.6%

Calcium 20% Iron 42.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oriental Chicken With Pineapple Recipe