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Spicy Orange Chicken

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Spicy orange chicken is a fruity grilled chicken recipe prepared with a strong hint of catsup. Marinated with spices like cinnamon and garlic for flavoring along with a dash of tabasco pepper sauce the chicken is grill cooked with an occasional brush of the marinade to cook.
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 6 Ounce, thawed, undiluted (1 Can)
  Catsup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 3 Medium, minced
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Tabasco pepper sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Broiler fryer chicken 6 Pound, cut up (Two Birds, 3 Pounds Each)

In medium bowl combine water, onion, orange concentrate, catsup, garlic, cinnamon, Tabasco sauce and salt; mix well.
Place chicken in large shallow dish or plastic bag; add marinade.
Cover; refrigerate at least 4 to 6 hours; turn chicken occasionally.
Remove chicken from marinade; place on grill 4 to 5 inches from source of heat.
Grill 25 to 30 minutes or until done; turn frequently and brush each time with marinade.
Heat any remaining marinade to a boil and serve with chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6333 Calories from Fat 3702

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 410 g631.5%

Saturated Fat 117.4 g587.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2041.1 mg680.4%

Sodium 3099.9 mg129.2%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.4%

Sugars 96.3 g

Protein 513 g1026.6%

Vitamin A 89.4% Vitamin C 119.2%

Calcium 42.8% Iron 143.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spicy Orange Chicken Recipe