*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                     Ginger Chicken (Microwave Method)
 Recipe By     : Cynthia Ewer
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chicken                          Freezer Meals
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        frying chicken -- (3 to 4 lb)
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/3  cup           soy sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      sugar
    1 1/2  tablespoons   fresh ginger root -- minced
    2      tablespoons   sherry
    1                    freezer bag -- gallon
 Loosen the skin around the chicken by sliding a chopstick between the meat and 
 the skin, poking into thighs, legs, from the back and over the breast. Wash and
  dry chicken, and salt the cavity and outside. Mix soy sauce, sugar, ginger and
  sherry. Pour inside the chicken skin, turning the chicken so the mix penetrate
 s all around the chicken. To freeze: wrap chicken tightly in plastic wrap. Plac
 e whole chicken inside gallon ziploc freezer bag. Freeze. To prepare: thaw wrap
 ped chicken before cooking. Place chi
 cken breast down in microwave cooking dish and cover with Stretch-Tite or plast
 ic wrap. Cook 12 minutes on High with breast down; turn chicken breast up, cove
 r with Stretch-Tite and cook 13 minutes more on High. Cut up on platter for ser
 ving, and top with the juices. Serving Ideas : Steamed rice, stir-fried vegetab
 les, fortune cookies & tea NOTES : A terrific, flavorful chicken dish—there 
 are never leftovers when
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