Chicken With Figs And Mint Recipe

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Chicken with Figs and Mint

Carolyn Haas

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@Linky1

Figs are grown all over Greece and this recipe sounded like a lovely way to enjoy them! From The Complete Book of Greek Cooking by Salaman and Cutler. (Prep time will include cooling cooked figs overnight.)


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Serves:

4

Prep:

1 Hr 20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb
dried figs
1/2 bottle
sweet, fruity white wine
4
chicken breast fillets, with or without skin
1 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
orange marmalade
10
mint leaves, finely chopped
1/2
lemon, juice of
salt and pepper to taste
fresh mint leaves to garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place figs and wine in a pan and bring to boil. Then simmer gently for 1 hour. Allow to cool. Refrigerate overnight.
2
Fry chicken in butter until they are cooked through and golden. Remove and keep warm.
3
Drain any fat from pan and add the juice from the figs. Boil and reduce to about 2/3 cup.
4
Add the marmalade, mint and lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for a few minutes. When the sauce is thick and shiny, pour it over the chicken. Garnish with the figs and extra mint leaves and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Greek
Hashtags: #greek, #dried figs