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Cranberry Orange Chicken

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  Broiler fryer chicken 3 Pound, cut up
  Condensed beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Low calorie cranberry juice cocktail 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Oranges 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1 Tablespoon

Combine chicken neck, giblets, and condensed beef broth.
Simmer, covered, 1 hour; strain.
Add cranberry juice cocktail to broth; boil till reduced to 1 cup.
Skin and halve chicken breast lengthwise; place in small baking dish.
Sprinkle with salt; cover.
Brown remaining chicken in butter or margarine; place in a 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish.
Sprinkle with salt.
Bake chicken, covered, in a 350° oven 40 minutes.
Top breast with 1/4 of the orange slices.
Top remaining chicken with remaining orange slices.
Bake, uncovered, 10 minutes more.
Blend cornstarch into the 1 tablespoon cold water; stir into broth mixture.
Cook and stir till thickened.
Top breast with 1/4 cup of the sauce.
Pass remaining sauce

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3444 Calories from Fat 2069

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 230 g354%

Saturated Fat 74.1 g370.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1085 mg361.7%

Sodium 3597.2 mg149.9%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.4%

Dietary Fiber 9 g35.9%

Sugars 44.6 g

Protein 265 g530%

Vitamin A 70.5% Vitamin C 391.7%

Calcium 37.9% Iron 74.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cranberry Orange Chicken Recipe