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Melt In The Mouth Crispy Chicken

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Ingredients
For marinade
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Rice wine 2 Tablespoon
  Five spice powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried tangerine peel 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely minced
  Fresh green ginger 3⁄4 Inch, minced
  Chicken 1 Large
  Tangerine 1
  Oranges 4
  Greens 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh, As Per Choice)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a bowl mix together marinade ingredients.
2) Dredge the chicken with the mixture.
3) Marinate in refrigerator for at least five hours turning the chicken frequently.
4) Put in tangerine into the breast cavity of the chicken.
5) Steam the chicken slowly for about two hours until flesh is tender.
6) Drain and pat dry with paper towel to remove excess moisture.
7) Take out the tangerine.
8) In a large saucepan heat sufficient corn oil to cover the chicken.
9) Using a wire basket plunge the chicken into the heated oil (180F).
10) Cover saucepan quickly with a lid for a minute to avoid splatter.
11) Remove the lid and cook for two minutes until chicken is crisp and golden brown.
12) Place in a kitchen paper to remove excess oil.

SERVING
13) Serve on a bed of fresh greens with segments of orange.
14) Squeeze oranges over the chicken flesh if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 821 Calories from Fat 378

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.7%

Saturated Fat 12 g59.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 251.3 mg83.8%

Sodium 692.2 mg28.8%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 19.6 g

Protein 78 g156.9%

Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 146.5%

Calcium 14.6% Iron 20.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Melt In The Mouth Crispy Chicken Recipe