Orange Almond Chicken

  • 1/2 c. flour
  • 3/4 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 6 chicken breast halves
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 c. orange juice
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1/4 c. honey
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges
  • 1/4 c. sliced almonds

Combine the flour and seasoned salt and coat the chicken with the mixture. Coat a 10x15-inch dish with butter. Place the chicken in single layer, brush with the butter. Bake at 350 degrees F, uncovered, for 1 hour. Combine the orange juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, cornstarch, lemon juice and ginger in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until the sauce is thick and smooth. Spoon the sauce over the chicken after 1 hour. Sprinkle the mandarin oranges over the chicken and sauce. Bake another 15 minutes. Sauté the almonds in butter, drain, lightly salt. Remove the chicken, sprinkle with the almonds. Serve with rice.

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
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