Freezer Meal 101

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Mandarin Orange Chicken

Mandarin Orange Chicken
Stove top

5 cups cooked chicken, cubed
1 cup sliced green onions
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
4 cubes chicken bouillon
3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 1/3 cup water
1 can frozen orange juice concentrate

Cooking day items needed:
2 (11 oz) cans mandarin oranges, drained
Hot Cooked Rice

Cook mushrooms over medium high heat in a large skillet, stirring to prevent burning.  Add flour stirring well.  Then, gradually add water, frozen orange juice concentrate, onions and chicken bouillon cubes.  Bring to a boil, reduce and add chicken, simmering uncovered for 3-4 minutes.  Cool and pour into freezer containers.

To serve: Thaw orange mixture by heating in large saucepan.  Heat through until bubbly, then add mandarin oranges, continuing to heat mixture.  Add to cooked rice and serve.

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