Sweet and Sour Braised Chicken

Sweet and Sour Braised Chicken Image by: Sweet and Sour Braised Chicken Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : SPLENDA®

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 chicken drumsticks skinned
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion cut_into wedges
  • 2 carrots cut_into chunks
  • 1 sweet green pepper cut_into chunks
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, Granular
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 cloves garlic minced

Method

In shallow dish, combine flour, salt and pepper; coat chicken in mixture. In shallow Dutch oven, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken. Remove to plate.
Add remaining oil to pan; saut?nion, carrots and green pepper until tender, about 5 minutes. Return chicken to pan.

Whisk orange juice, 1/2 cup (125 mL) water, SPLENDA® Granulated, soy sauce, tomato paste, cornstarch and garlic; add to pan and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1320 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 311.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 82 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g
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