chicken in orange sauce

★★★★★ 1
By ali Bresnahan
from Kihei, HI

Yummy. Make a day ahead if you like.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For chicken in orange sauce

  • 3 lb
    chicken, cut into serving-size pieces
  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    orange juice
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2
    oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • hot cooked rice

How To Make chicken in orange sauce

  • 1
    Wash chicken pieces, pat dry. Brown slowly in butter in large frying pan. Remove from pan and set aside for Step 3.
  • 2
    Blend flour, brown sugar, salt, ginger and pepper into drippings in pan. Cook, stirring constantly, just until mixture bubbles. Stir in orange juice and water slowly; continue cooking and stirring until sauce thickens and boils for 1 minute; remove from heat.
  • 3
    Return chicken to pan; cool. Cover and chill (you can do this the day before, if you like). About 45 minutes before serving time, reheat chicken and sauce just to boiling. Then simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Lay orange sections around chicken; continue cooking 15 minutes longer, or until chicken is tender. Serve with rice.

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