Fried chicken with fruit sauce

For 4 people you need

1 frying chicken
1 egg
3 tablespoons crushed cornflakes or breadcrumbs
for coating
oil for shallow or deep frying

For sauce

1 small onion
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 oz. cornflour
1/2 pint chicken stock
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
juice 1 large orange
1 level teaspoon soft brown sugar
2 oz. black grapes.

  1. Joint the chicken; remove the skin if possible.
  2. Coat in egg and crushed cornflakes or breadcrumbs.
  3. Fry in oil until golden brown
  4. Remove to a hot dish and if keeping hot in a low oven do NOT cover, otherwise chicken will become soft instead of crisp.
  5. For sauce: Fry the finely chopped onion in the oil, add the cornflour and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in the stock, orange rind and juice and brown sugar, bring to the boil.
  7. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring well, then add the halved and de-seeded grapes, heat for 1 minute only
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