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Simmered Chinese Chicken

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“This is a super easy to make "all in one-pot" dinner. The flavors are wonderful. The recipe calls for a whole chicken but I have also made it with boneless breasts and thighs.”
1hr 5mins

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  1. Rinse the chicken and remove"the goodies" from the inside, pat dry with papertowels.
  2. Heat the oil in a large dutch oven or soup pan.
  3. Brown the chicken on all sides.
  4. Mix soy sauce, brown sugar, 1/2 c water, catsup, sherry, red pepper, garlic and green onion together.
  5. Pour mixture over chicken.
  6. Cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  7. Remove the chicken to a serving platter.
  8. Dissolve the 2 T of cornstarch in 1 T of water.
  9. Add to the sauce in the pan, over low heat, to thicken.
  10. Pour sauce over chicken.
  11. We serve this with rice and pour the sauce over the rice as well.

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