Simmered Chinese Chicken

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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1 whole chicken
1 tablespoon oil
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon catsup
1/4 cup sherry -- (or apple juice)
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper -- or to taste
2 cloves garlic
1 medium green onion -- sliced
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds

Preparation / Directions:

Heat oil in Dutch oven, brown chicken on all sides. Mix together the soy sauce, sugar, water, catsup, sherry, pepper, garlic and onion. Pour over chicken, cover and simmer 35 to 45 minutes or until done. Remove chicken to platter. Skim fat from sauce. Blend cornstarch and tablespoon water and add to sauce. Cook and stir until thickened. Spoon sauce over chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


Nutritional Information:

3766 Calories (kcal); 250g Total Fat; (61% calories from fat); 265g Protein; 84g Carbohydrate; 1358mg Cholesterol; 6739mg Sodium

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