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Spicy Orange Chicken

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  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken 3 Pound, cut up (1 Piece)
  Orange juice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Green onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Orange 1 , sliced

Combine salt, paprika, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and pepper.
Sprinkle over both sides of chicken.
In 2-quart oblong glass baking dish, place chicken with thickest meaty areas to outside edges.
Combine orange juice, lemon juice, brown sugar and orange rind.
Pour over chicken.
Arrange onion slices over chicken.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave at high (10) 14 to 18 minutes.
Transfer chicken and onion to serving platter; keep warm.
Combine cornstarch and water; stir into juices in dish.
Microwave at high (10) 2 to 4 minutes until thickened, stirring every minute.
Pour over chicken.
Garnish with orange slices.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2953 Calories from Fat 1375

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 153 g234.7%

Saturated Fat 43.5 g217.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.7 mg303.9%

Sodium 2832 mg118%

Total Carbohydrates 105 g35%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g35%

Sugars 75.8 g

Protein 280 g559.9%

Vitamin A 122.4% Vitamin C 325.2%

Calcium 28.6% Iron 74.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Spicy Orange Chicken Recipe