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Pineapple Flavored Oriental Chicken

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  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cooked rice 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Chow mein vegetables 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained and sliced (1 Can)
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Quartered frying chicken 3 Pound
  Pineapple sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened pineapple juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sherry/Additional pineapple juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Place butter and green pepper in 12 x 7-inch glass baking dish.
2. Microwave about 3 minutes on HIGH, or until green pepper is partly cooked. Stir in remaining chicken ingredients, except chicken; spread in bottom of dish. Place chicken, skin-side-down and thick edges toward outside, over rice. Brush with 1/2 of Pineapple Sauce; cover.
3. Microwave 15 minutes on HIGH. Turn chicken pieces over; brush with remaining sauce and continue cooking 13 to 15 minutes on HIGH, or until meat cut near bone is no longer pink (about 180°F). Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving.
Pineapple Sauce: Combine pineapple juice and cornstarch in 4-cup glass measure until smooth. Stir in remaining sauce ingredients. Microwave 2 to 3 minutes on HIGH, or until thickened (about 200°F). Stir well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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