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Microwave Poultry


  • 4 lg Half breasts of chicken; boned (but don't remove the skins (about 1/2 pound each, Before Boning)
  • 1/2 ts Onion salt
  • 4 Strips cooked ham
  • 1/2 c Orange juice
  • 1/3 c Coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1 1/2 tb Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Grated orange peel


Place chicken skin side down on board, and sprinkle with onion salt Pound out lightly, being careful not to break the meat. Place a strip of ham on each, then roll up to enclose the ham and tie with string. Place chicken breasts in a 2 quart oblong baking dish. Combine orange juice, liqueur, lemon juice and orange peel. Pour over chicken. Cover with wax paper. Microwave at medium high (70%) until chicken is tender, 12 to 14 minutes, spooning sauce over chicken after half the cooking time. Remove chicken and keep warm. Microwave sauce at high (100%) 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Remove string from chicken. Pour sauce over and serve. Makes 4 servings.
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Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 213 by "Diane Geary" <> on Nov 7, 1997