Ruby Chicken

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Oolala

From a cookbook called Down Jersey Cooking by Joe Colanero. This has such interesting ingredients and it was shared by Bill Cutts, a 4th generation cranberry grower from Burlington County. This recipe is their family favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt.
  2. In a large stewing pan, brown chicken pieces, in butter and oil a few at a time. Don't crowd pan.
  3. Add onion, orange juice, tabasco, cinnamon and ginger.
  4. Cover and simmer 30-35 minutes until chicken is tender. Remove chicken to a platter and keep warm.
  5. Add cranberries, sugar and molasses to skillet. Cook uncovered 5 minutes; stirring occasionaly.
  6. Blend cornstarch and cold water and add to the skillet stirring rapidly.
  7. Cook until sauce thickens, about 1 minute.
  8. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.

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