Brown chicken in butter. Combine both, onion, salt, curry powder, and pepper; pour over chicken and simmer 45 minutes. Remove chicken to heated serving platter.
Combine lemon juice, syrup drained from oranges, and cornstarch. Stir into pan juices. Cool, stirring constantly until thick and clear. Add green pepper, dates. Simmer 3-4 minutes. Stir in oranges. Serve hot over chicken. Makes 6 servings. This recipe not only tastes good - it is a very attractive dish too.