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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)
  Cranberry juice cocktail 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oranges 2 Medium, thinly sliced
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon

In saucepan combine chicken neck, giblets, and beef broth.
Simmer, covered, for 1 hour; strain.
Add cranberry cocktail to broth.
Boil, uncovered, till liquid is reduced to 1 cup.
Brown remaining chicken pieces in 2 tablespoons of the margarine.
Place in a 12 x 7 1/2 x 2-inch baking dish.
Sprinkle with salt.
Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
Add orange slices to chicken pieces; bake 30 to 35 minutes more.
To serve, blend cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cold water; stir into cranberry-broth mixture.
Cook and stir till thickened.
In saucepan melt the remaining 2 tablespoons margarine.
Stir in sugar.
Cook and stir till mixture thickens and bubbles.
Add vinegar.
Stir sugar mixture into cranberry sauce; heat through.
Pass with chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
130 Minutes
Ready In: 
145 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 634 Calories from Fat 374

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64%

Saturated Fat 11.1 g55.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 170.1 mg56.7%

Sodium 592.2 mg24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 14.7 g

Protein 44 g88.3%

Vitamin A 15.6% Vitamin C 73.7%

Calcium 5.3% Iron 11.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cranberry Orange Chicken Recipe