April 4, 2010

Sunshine Chicken

This was a lovely recipe. It was really sweet.  I liked it, but I really have a sweet tooth. So, just be aware when you make this that the orange sauce over the chicken can be really, really sweet.

1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
Dash garlic powder
4 chicken breasts
2 tbsp. oil
1 6 oz. can frozen OJ concentrate, thawed
1 juice can water
1 tbsp. minced dried onion
1/4 c. cold water
1 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
Hot cooked rice

In a paper or plastic bag cominge 1/4 c. flour, 1/2 tsp. salt the cinamon, cloves, and garlic powder. Add chicken pieces a frew at a time and shake to coat.
In a 12 in. skillet heat oil . Place chicken in pan and brown over med 15 to 20 minutes, turning chicken as necessary.
In small mixing bowl combine OJ, juice can of water, and minced dried onion; pour over chicken in skillet. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes or till chicken is tender; turn occasionally to glaze. Remove chicken to heated serving platter, keep warm.
Blend together the 1/4 c. cold water the 1 tbsp flour and the 1/2 tsp. salt. Stir into OJ mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve over cooked rice.

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