HONEY OF A CHICKEN
Category: Chicken, Microwave
Yield: 4 servings
1/2 ts Finely shredded orange peel 2 ts Cornstarch
1/2 c Orange juice 2 To 2 1/2 lbs. meaty chicken
2 tb Honey -pieces
1 tb Soy sauce
For sauce: In a 2 cup microwave-safe measure, stir together orange peel,
orange juice, honey, soy sauce and cornstarch. Micro-cook on 100 percent
power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly,
stirring every minute. Set aside.
In a 12 x 7 x 2" microwave-safe baking dish, arrange chicken pieces, skin
side down, with meatiest portions toward the outside. Cook, covered loosely
with waxed paper, on high for 9 minutes, giving dish a half turn and
rearranging chicken once. Drain well. Brush chicken with sauce. Turn
chicken and brush with sauce again. Cook, covered,for 8 to 10 minutes or
until chicken is no longer pink. Remove baking dish from oven. Keep warm.
Reheat remaining sauce, uncovered, for 1 minute or until heated through.
Pass with chicken.
Makes 4 servings.
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