Caramel Apple Chicken Recipe

A Tasty dish from chinese and american fusion that is simply scrumptious
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Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Boneless chicken breast3
 Dark brown sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sesame seeds3 Tablespoon
 Ground ginger root2 Tablespoon (fresh)
 Apple1 , sliced or quartered (peeled)
 Orange juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fresh lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 stick)
 Flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Eggs3
 Olive oil/Sesame2 Cup (32 tbs) (or Peanut Oil)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2172 Calories from Fat 1263

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g220.4%

Saturated Fat 32 g160.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 293.9 mg

Sodium 148.3 mg6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 183 g60.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.5%

Sugars 100.3 g

Protein 48 g95.4%

Vitamin A 21.4% Vitamin C 69.7%

Calcium 18.4% Iron 51.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Cut your chicken into 2" cubes
Place your flour into a medium mixing bowl or a 9" cake pan
place your eggs into a medium bowl and scramble with a fork
Dredge the chicken in the flour
coat with eggs
return the chicken to the flour and coat well
repeat with remainder of chicken pieces

Add just enough oil to a large skillet to cover the bottom of the pan
Heat on medium high until the oil begins to slightly smoke
Add the chicken and fry until golden brown about 10 to 15 minutes
Once the chicken has been cooked remove from the pan and place on a platter with paper towels to soak up excess oil

Drain the remaining oil from the pan and rinse out any excess flour and towel dry
Return pan to heat and add 1 stick of butter
Melt until the butter starts to sizzle
Add the sesame seeds and toast for about 2 to 3 minutes
Add the Orange juice, and Lemon Juice to the pan
Add the Brown Sugar and the Ginger Root
Stir mixture until well blended and the sugar turns to liquid
Add The chicken and the Apples
Cook the chicken stirring often making sure that the chicken is well coated and doesn't stick
Continue Cooking until the Sauce reduces down Turning into a caramel like mixture and becomes slightly thick about 20 minutes
Rmove from Frying pan
Serve with fried rice or sesame noodles
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