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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Orange Chicken?

Hook inspired me with her marmalade last night. I put a lonely orange that hadn't been eaten to use, along with leftover shallot from lunchtime and frozen chicken. The rest of this recipe was thanks to spice cabinet availables. I may have oversalted this dish a little, but I used the chicken to make a sandwich for lunch today and it was tasty. I used all of that one orange sliced in wedges which I stuffed under the skin (keeping some of the peel when I made the sandwich made a difference), the shallots (which wilted nicely when I roasted it after), curry powder, pepper, salt, chili flakes, a tiny bit of teriyaki and cooked it in sesame oil. I was so exhausted from the day (I started making this around 10 pm!) that I didn't even enjoy it hot, it went straight to leftovers status.





The colors weren't picked up too nicely on my camera phone, but the dish's palette consisted of browns, golds with purple (shallot) confettis.



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