Chicken With Sherry Ala Orange Sauce

“This recipe is very easy to put together and makes a lovely presentation. You can get it ready early on and pop it in the oven 40 minutes before dinner. Great for Sunday dinner or for a special guest dinner. I like adding the Grand Marnier but it is optional. It just gives an added flavor boost. If you do not like spicy use regular smoked Paprika and sub green peppers for the Jalapeno.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly spray a skillet with Pam and brown the thighs on both sides.
  2. Season with Salt & Pepper.
  3. Place thighs in an oven proof dish and sprinkle with the paprika.
  4. Cover the thighs with the shallots, mushrooms, garlic and Jalapeno (or green peppers) Set aside.
  5. In a saucepan combine the water (1/4 cup), Orange zest, orange juice & Brown sugar.
  6. Mix the corn starch with the 3 tbsp of water and add to the sauce.
  7. Bring sauce to a boil & simmer for apprx 5 minutes.
  8. Mix in the sherry and grand Marnier.
  9. Cut each slice of orange into 4 pieces.
  10. Place 2 pieces of orange on each thigh.
  11. Spoon the sauce over the chicken.
  12. Bake in 375 oven for apprx 35 minutes or until done.
  13. Baste a couple of times during baking.
  14. Use parsley as a garnish if you wish.

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