MANDARIN MAGIC GLAZED CHICKEN
Karen Grunwald, Auburn, California
2006 grand prize winner in the Mountain Mandarin Festival
1 jar Placer-made Mandarin jam
3 Tbs. Mandarin zest
10 PlacerGROWN Mandarin oranges
Juice from 2 PlacerGROWN Mandarins
1 cut-up chicken, leave skin on
2 Tbs. hoisin sauce
2 Tbs. sesame oil
2 Tbs. oyster sauce
2 Tbs. cooking sherry
1/3 c. soy sauce
¼ c. finely chopped fresh ginger root
3 cloves of garlic
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
Chopped cilantro and sesame seeds for garnish
Prepare marinade for chicken. Combine 3 Tbs. mandarin jam, all the mandarin zest, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, juice, oyster sauce, cooking sherry, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, salt and pepper. Marinate as long as possible, overnight is ideal. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Arrange chicken pieces on baking dish.
In another small baking dish, toss 3 peeled and separated mandarins with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast the chicken and mandarins for ...
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