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Roast Chicken

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  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion powder 2 Teaspoon
  Whole chicken breasts 3 , boned, skinned and halved
  Chicken breasts 3 , boned
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Orange peel 2 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger root 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Curacao 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon, cold
  Oranges 2 Medium, peeled
  Oranges 2 Medium, peeled and sliced (For Garnish)

1) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2) In a large skillet, melt the butter or margarine.
3) To this, add the onion powder. Mix well.
4) In the hot skillet, saute the chicken breasts until golden brown on both sides.
5) To a baking dish, transfer the chicken.
6) In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, orange peel, pepper, ginger and garlic powder.
7) Over the top of chicken, pour this mixture.
8) With a lid or aluminum foil, cover and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
9) Remove from the oven.
10) Over the top, then pour the Curacao.
11) Cover the dish again and return to the oven for 20 more minutes, or until the chicken is cooked well.
12) To a warmed serving platter, place the chicken breasts. Keep covered to retain warmth.
13) In a saucepan, place the liquid from the baking dish, over medium heat.
14) In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water, until smooth.
15) To the pan, stir in the cornstarch mix.
16) Bring this mixture to a boil.
17) Reduce the heat and simmer, until thickened, stirring frequently.

18) On the chicken in the serving platter, pour the sauce and serve, garnished with fresh orange slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 611 Calories from Fat 88

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 165.8 mg55.3%

Sodium 175 mg7.3%

Total Carbohydrates 66 g21.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.8%

Sugars 47 g

Protein 63 g125.4%

Vitamin A 19.4% Vitamin C 283.7%

Calcium 14.3% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Chicken Recipe