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Pollo Con Naranjas

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Ingredients
  Boneless chicken breasts 2
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves/4-5 whole cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unpeeled garlic 5 Clove (25 gm) (Whole)
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Blanched almonds 3 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange/1 cup frozen orange juice 6 , juiced and strained
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. If you do not have ground cinnamon and clove spice, in a small mortar and pestle, combine the two whole spices and grind them to a fine powder.
2. In a small bowl combine the spice powder with salt and pepper.
3. Season the chicken well with this spice seasoning.
4. Lightly crush the garlic cloves with the flat side of the blade of a knife.

MAKING
5. In a skillet, heat oil over medium high flame
6. When the oil is hot, add the chicken and sauté it until it is evenly browned on all sides.
7. Add the onions, garlic and throw in the almonds. Sauté until onion is soft and transparent, about 2 minutes.
8. Stir in the juice and sherry and scatter in the raisins.
9. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is tender.

SERVING
1. This Spanish style orange chicken goes best with steamed arroz or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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