Food Recipe of the Day:Sherried Orange Chicken

This recipe is really good and easy to make. I got it from a old friend of mine (when we were young and watching our weight) it is about 365 calories and very filling.

Sherried Orange Chicken

4 small chicken breast halves skinned and boned
2 Tbs. sherry
2 tbs. soy sauce
1 Tbs. packed brown sugar
1 Tsp. snipped fresh oregano leaves or 1/4 Tsp. dried oregano leaves
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 can (11 oz. ) mandarin orange segments drained (reserve juice)
1 Tsp.olive oil
2 Tsp. cornstarch
2 cups hot cooked rice
2 Tbs. raisins
1 Tbs. snipped fresh chives

Remove excess fat from chicken. Place chicken in a glass or plastic bowl. Mix sherry, soy sauce, brown sugar oregano, garlic and 1/4 cup reserved mandarin orange juice: pour over chicken. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour, turning once. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat until lightly browned on both sides, add sherry mixture. Reduce heat, cover and cook until chicken is done, about 15 minutes. Remove chicken, keep warm. Mix cornstarch and remaining juice, stir into hot liquid. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in orange segments and raisins, heat through. Serve chicken and sauce over rice sprinkle with chives.



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