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Honey Citrus Chicken

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  Frying chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound, cut into pieces (1 Chicken)
  Honey 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 2 Teaspoon
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger/1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 Large, unpeeled

Arrange chicken, skin side down, in a greased 10 by 15-inch rimmed baking pan.
In a bowl, stir together honey, lemon peel, orange peel, lemon juice, mustard, curry powder, and ginger.
Brush half of honey mixture over chicken pieces.
Cut orange in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
Tuck orange slices around chicken.
Bake, uncovered, in a 375° oven for 30 minutes; then turn chicken pieces over and brush with remaining honey mixture.
Bake for 20 more minutes or until meat near thighbone is no longer pink when slashed.
Serve with orange slices and pan juices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3869 Calories from Fat 2173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 241 g370.7%

Saturated Fat 68.6 g343.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1190.6 mg396.9%

Sodium 1118.9 mg46.6%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.6%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.1%

Sugars 102.4 g

Protein 299 g597.3%

Vitamin A 55.2% Vitamin C 284.9%

Calcium 31.5% Iron 89.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Honey Citrus Chicken Recipe