Chicken in Ginger and Orange Sauce

(Serves 4)

To accompany: Ortega


  1. Brown chicken joints in olive oil in casserole dish.
  2. Remove chicken and fry chopped onion until golden brown.
  3. Add finely chopped fresh ginger and crushed garlic; ground white pepper.
  4. Fry gently for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Replace chicken joints; add chicken stock, thyme, orange juice and orange zest.
  6. Bring to a simmer.
  7. Cook in a moderate oven until chicken is done.
  8. Thicken cooking liquor with brown flour.
  9. Cook for another 5-10 minutes in a moderate oven.

Serve with mashed carrot and swede, and green leafy vegetables (Savoy cabbage, chard, kale or similar).