Cherry Chicken

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses Special diet

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

Chicken
6 chicken breasts
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter or margarine, melted
Salt
Pepper
Paprika
Cherry Sauce
1/2 cup (125 mL) chicken broth
2 cups (500 mL) frozen sour cherries
1/2 cup (125 mL) sugar
2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
1 orange, unpeeled
1/2 cup (125 mL) slivered almonds

Directions

Put chicken, skin side down, on a cold broiler rack. Brush with melted butter or margarine, and sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. Broil under low heat for 10 minutes. Turn and brush with melted butter (or margarine) and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and paprika. Continue cooking 35-45 minutes or until done, turning every 10 minutes. Thaw and drain sour cherries, reserving 1/2 cup (125 mL) juice. Put sour cherries and remaining juice in a saucepan; add sugar and heat to boiling. Combine reserved juice and cornstarch, stir into the sauce along with the 1/2 cup (125 mL) broth, and cook until thickened and clear. Slice and quarter orange; add with almonds to mixture. Put chicken in skillet; add sauce and simmer 5-10 minutes. Garnish with orange slices and toasted almonds, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 16:41:26 — Original ID:535

Cherry Chicken