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Chicken In Orange Sauce

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  Broiler fryer 1 , cut in serving pieces
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oranges 2 , pared and sectioned

Wash chicken pieces; pat dry.
Brown slowly in butter or margarine in large frying pan; remove from pan; set aside.
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.
Return chicken to pan; cool.
Cover and chill (this much can be done the day before).
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.
Serve with fluffy hot rice.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Stir Fried

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