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Szechwan-Style Chicken
Makes 6-8 main dish servings.

16 oz can pumpkin
1/2 c firmly-packed brown sugar
1/4 c soy sauce
2 T cider vinegar
2 T minced garlic
1/2 to 1 t crushed red pepper flakes
1 c water
2 T oil
1/2 c finely-chopped green pepper
3 to 3-1/2 lb broiler/fryer chicken
1/2 c chopped dry roasted peanuts
hot cooked rice

In large bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic,
and red pepper; mix well. Stir in water. Heat oil in large skillet,
Dutch oven, or electric fry pan. Add green pepper; saute 1 minute.
Remove peppers with slotted spoon; add to pumpkin mixture. Brown
chicken in oil that remains in skillet, using additional oil, if
needed; drain. Sprinkle nuts over chicken. Pour pumpkin mixture
over chicken. Cover; simmer 30 to 40 minutes or until chicken is
tender, basting occasionally with sauce. Add a little water to thin
the sauce, if needed. Spoon hot rice onto large platter. Arrange
chicken pieces over rice. Spoon about 1 c sauce over chicken. Serve
with remaining sauce.


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