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joan's honey orange chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Helaine Norman
Sunrise, FL

This recipe is by the wonderful chef and cookbook author, Joan Nathan. I have nothing but praise for all of her recipes I've tried. This one is one of my husband's favorites and deserving of a special occasion!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For joan's honey orange chicken

  • 2
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    bread crumbs or matzo meal
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2
    3 pound fryers, cut up
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil for browning chicken
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 c
    orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c
    honey (i find 1/4 cup to be enough.)

How To Make joan's honey orange chicken

  • 1
    Beat eggs with 2 teaspoons water. In a separate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with the salt and pepper. Dip the chicken, one piece at a time, in to egg mixture, then the breadcrumb mixture. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet and brown the chicken pieces on all sides, then remove to a baking pan.
  • 2
    Heat the oven to 325 F. Mix the cup of hot water (I usually boil it first in a tea pot or in the microwave.) with the honey, orange juice and ginger.
  • 3
    Pour the sauce over the chicken. Bake uncovered in a parchment lined baking pan for 45 minutes, basting occasionally.

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