Baked Chicken with Orange
|Broiler fryer||1 , cut into serving size pieces|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Oranges||2 , pared and sectioned|
1. Wash chicken pieces; pat dry. Brown slowly in butter or margarine in large frying pan; remove from pan; set aside.
2. Blend flour, brown sugar, salt, ginger and pepper into drippings in pan; cook, stirring all the time, just until mixture bubbles. Stir in orange juice and water slowly; continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens; boil 1 minute; remove from heat
3. Return chicken to pan; cool Cover and chill (this much can be done the day before).
4. About 45 minutes before serving time, reheat chicken and sauce just to boiling, then simmer, covered, 30 minutes. Lay orange sections around chicken; continue cooking 15 minutes longer, or until chicken is tender.