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Braised Chicken with Chili Ginger Sauce

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“This is an easy, delicious chicken dish you make on top of the stove, especially great when you don't want to heat the house up by using the oven. The sauce is very thin, but very flavorful. Make enough for one meal. In my opinion it was better when made, and seemed to lose something when reheated.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop the onion and saute with the garlic in oil in a 5-quart pot with a cover until the onion becomes transparent.
  2. Place split breasts in the pan breast down.
  3. Add ketchup, soy sauce, sugar, bay leaves, chili paste, and ginger.
  4. Fill pan close to the top with water and bring to a boil.
  5. Once boiling, turn down heat, cover, and let simmer for one hour.
  6. Serve over rice.
  7. MY NOTE: You can substitute hoisin sauce for some of the ketchup.
  8. You can also substitute brown sugar for a bit different flavor for the regular sugar.

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