Bittersweet Farm's Chicken
Makes 4 servings.
1 cut-up chicken
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
8 tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
2 tbsp. julienne orange peel
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup orange flavored liqueur
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 cup honey
8 whole baby carrots, cooked
In plastic bag, mix together flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, a few pieces
at a time, and shake to coat all sides.
In large baking pan, place 4 tbsp. of the butter or margarine and heat to melt.
Roll chicken in butter or margarine to coat all sides; arrange, skin side down,
in single layer. Bake in 350º F. oven for 30 minutes.
In small saucepan, place remaining 4 tbsp. butter or margarine and melt over
medium heat. Stir in orange peel, lemon juice, liqueur, soy sauce and honey. Set
aside 2 tbsp. mixture.
Remove chicken from oven, and turn. Pour honey mixture over chicken. Return to
oven and bake, basting occasionally, 30 minutes longer or until chicken is
glazed and fork can be inserted with ease.
Add reserved orange-honey mixture to carrots and serve with chicken.