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Garlic-Ginger Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

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  • 2 lb Sweet potatoes, peeled and cut
  • Into 1/2-Inch Medallions
  • 3 1/2 lb Fryer chicken;cut into cubes
  • 1 c Soy sauce
  • 1/4 c Dry sherry
  • 3 tb Brown sugar
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 4 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Green onion, finely diced
  • Steamed white rice;optional


These recipes are from Zorba Paster, a practicing family physician who has a weekly doctor call-in show on public radio. On each show he presents a "heart-healthy" recipe. The latest 6 recipes are available from
Thoroughly combine soy sauce, sherry, brown sugar, and ginger. Pour over potatoes and chicken in baking dish. Cover and marinate 1 hour. Turn over chicken and potatoes and marinate additional hour.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Bake 25 minutes. Turn over potatoes and chicken; baste. Bake 30 minutes more. When no pink shows when chicken is poked with fork, remove dish from oven. Arrange potatoes around chicken on serving dish. If desired, serve over rice. Sprinkle green onion for garnish.
Calories from: Protein: 50%; Carbohydrate: 35%; Fat: 15%. Recipe By : Zorba Paster On Your Health (#39-96)
Posted to Digest eat-lf.v096.n187
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 1996 17:35:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Tina D. Bell" <>