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Mandarin Chicken With Almonds

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  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Dressed frying chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cooking liquid 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Accumulated)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon, mixed in 2 tablespoons cold water, mixed to a smooth paste
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon (For Cornstarch)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned mandarin oranges 11 Ounce, drained
  Heavy cream/Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced almonds 4 Tablespoon

Combine salt and paprika and rub chicken pieces with the mixture.
Brown chicken on all sides in hot oil in a heavy skillet, about 10 minutes.
Place in the slow cooker with garlic and raisins.
Add the red wine to the skillet and stir to pick up the browned bits.
Add to the chicken.
Cover and cook on low about 8 hours.Pour off accumulated cooking juices, reserving 1 cup.
Place this in a saucepan with the cornstarch mixture, soy sauce, and ginger.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened.
Add mandarin oranges.
Blend in cream.
Pour at once over chicken arranged on a hot platter.
Garnish with almonds.
Serve at once with rice.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1064 Calories from Fat 603

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.4%

Saturated Fat 19.8 g98.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 269 mg89.7%

Sodium 1149.6 mg47.9%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.8%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 75 g149.2%

Vitamin A 62.4% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 12.2% Iron 25.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mandarin Chicken With Almonds Recipe