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Chinese Plum Chicken

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  Red plums 3 , rinsed
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Teaspoon
  Whole chicken breast 1 , halved

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Slice plums into small bowl.
Mix in sugar, orange juice, lemon juice, salt, and flour.
Spread in center of a square of foil (Use 18-inch heavy-duty foil for this).
Remove skin from chicken and score (make long shallow cuts in a diamond pattern in the flesh).
Place cut side down on plum mixture.
Fold foil to make a secure package.
Place foil package on shallow baking pan (just in case).
Bake until fork tender, about 45 minutes.
Flip the package over and back, once during baking, to distribute the juices.
To serve, spoon plum sauce over chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.62 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg33.3%

Sodium 1081.2 mg45%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.9%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 52.2 g

Protein 42 g83.7%

Vitamin A 15.6% Vitamin C 61.7%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chinese Plum Chicken Recipe