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Bittersweet Farm Chicken

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Frying chicken 4 Pound, cut into serving pieces
  Butter/Margarine 8 Tablespoon, divided
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange flavored liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange zest 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Whole cooked baby carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine flour, salt and pepper in large plastic bag.
Add chicken pieces, a few at a time, to bag; shake to coat completely with flour mixture.
Melt 4 tablespoons of the butter in large baking pan.
Roll chicken in butter to coat all sides; arrange skin side down in a single layer in pan.
Bake 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in small saucepan over medium heat.
Stir in lemon juice, liqueur, honey, orange zest and soy sauce; reserve 2 tablespoons of the mixture.
Remove chicken from oven; turn pieces over.
Pour remaining honey mixture over chicken.
Continue baking, basting occasionally, 30 minutes or until chicken is glazed and tender.
Toss reserved honey mixture with cooked carrots; serve with chicken.
Garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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