Braised Bourbon Chicken

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4 chicken breast halves
1⁄4cupall-purpose flour
3tablespoonbutter (or margarine)
2tablespoonbrown sugar
1⁄8teaspoonground allspice
1cuphot water
1⁄4cuporange juice
1⁄4cupcurrants (or chopped raisins)
4sliceorange (½ inch thick)


Sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken breasts; dredge in flour. Melt butter in wok over medium heat; brown chicken breasts on both sides. Remove chicken, and set aside.

Add brown sugar, cornstarch, and allspice to wok; gradually stir in hot water. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth and thickened. Stir in orange juice, bourbon, and currants.

Add chicken breasts to wok; place orange slice on each piece of chicken. Cover and simmer about 35 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Serve bourbon sauce with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

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