Chicken in orange bourbon sauce with buttered almonds

The recipe comes originally from Woman's Day.


(Serves 4)






  1. Preheat oven to In large heavy oven-proof skillet melt butter; let cool, but do not let solidify. Turn chicken in butter to coat. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Tuck edges under, forming compact shape about 1- 1/2 inches thick. Place chicken in skillet, skinned side up. Bake at basting occasionally, for about 15 minutes.
  3. Sautae almonds in butter until lightly toasted. Sprinkle with salt. Let cool to crisp.
  4. Remove chicken to warm serving plates; keep warm.
  5. Add orange-juice concentrate to drippings in skillet; stir over high heat until reduced by 1/3. Stir in bourbon; heat through. Stir in remaining salt and pepper; pour sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with the almonds.


Difficulty: easy.
Time: 30 minutes.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.


Wayne Thompson 
Tolerant Systems, San Jose California, USA 
Recipe last modified: 26 Jul 87

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